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White-painted and Poplar Carved Sailor-made Lift-top Ladies Desk

Auction:
2431
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

White-painted and Poplar Carved Sailor-made Lift-top Ladies Desk, America, late 19th century, the top carved with symmetrically arranged sea serpents and a border of intertwined rope, on reeded legs, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 32, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 18 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

original felt surface is faded and worn.

Keywords

Adam and Eve, Dragons, Serpent, Snakes, Torah

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