Chippendale Maple Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of two central valanced compartments and concave carved drawer flanked by four valanced compartments with scrolled dividers above two short drawers, the case of four thumb-molded drawers on bracket feet, original brasses, old finish, (imperfections), ht. 42, wd. 36 1/4, dp. 19 in.
Provenance: Pease family, Ashfield, Massachusetts.