11-04-2006 11-05-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2337 Boston
November 4, 2006 03:00 PMCalender

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 04, 2006 3:00PM


Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tambour Desk, Massachusetts or New Hampshire, c. 1800, the top section with two half drawers outlined in chevron banding above central door centering an inlaid eagle within a mitered tiger maple panel and geometric inlaid surround, flanked by tambour doors each opening to two drawers and three valanced compartments, and rosewood panels, on projecting base with fold-out writing surface, four cockbeaded graduated drawers with tiger maple panels and borders of geometric stringing and mahogany crossbanding, all on inlaid base with flaring French feet, old brasses, refinished, (restored), ht. 48 1/2, wd. 39 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in.

Provenance: Bears label of "Ginsburg & Levy, Inc. Antiques, 815 Madison Avenue, New York, New York."
Estimate $6,000-8,000


Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ginsburg & Levy Inc, Ginsburg & Levy Inc.