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Tall Federal Walnut and Mahogany Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2509
Lot:
769
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Tall Federal Walnut and Mahogany Slant-lid Desk, Middle Atlantic States, c. 1800, the lid opens to an interior of fourteen drawers, two document drawers, and locking prospect door opening to four drawers, replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 51, wd. 37, dp. 19 1/2 in.

Note: Chalk writing on backboards reads in part "Samuel..."
Estimate $2,500-3,500

shrinkage cracking to drawer fronts, small crack to right side of case near front, ivory escutcheons replaced; drawer runners patched.

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