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Chippendale Cherry Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2198
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$9,400$8,000

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Cherry Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, 1760-80, the lid opens to an interior of ten valanced compartments above a central concave blocked drawer flanked by a short drawer and two stepped drawers above a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers, all resting on bracket feet, the brasses appear to be original, old surface with red painted interior, (imperfections), ht. 41 3/4, wd. 36, dp. 18 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Cherry Slant-lid Desk, Massachusetts, Desks, Furniture