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Federal Grain-painted Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1220
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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

Description:

Federal Grain-painted Slant-lid Desk, America, early 19th century, the case in old mustard grain paint, the interior painted red, and the drawers and prospect door inscribed with their intended uses: "mortgage notes," "old deeds," etc., replaced wooden pulls, (imperfections), ht. 42, wd. 44, dp. 21 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

paint wear; loss of cockbeading, hinges replaced, old repairs.

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mustard grain paint, Furniture

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