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Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$1,400$1,400

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, southeastern New England, ht. 40 1/2, wd. 36 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Not period - likely mid to late 19th century. Missing some beaded edges to slant-lid. Shrinkage cracks to both side boards. Interior missing a small drawer. Object back right foot new, feet corner blocks replaced or missing. Other three feet chiseled out at some point to accommodate casters, one currently present. Patch to object back right top corner. Secondary woods mahogany and poplar.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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