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Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk, New England, c. 1800, the tambour doors open to a total of four drawers and six valanced compartments, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 49 1/4, wd. 39 3/4, dp. 20 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

shrinkage to both case ends; right rear leg patched where it joins to case; left rear leg with crack; inlay around drawer borders partialy missing.

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New England, Compartment, Desks, Furniture, Inlay, Letter case, Tambour desk

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