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Regency Rosewood and Brass-mounted Writing Desk

Auction:
2475
Lot:
731
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2475
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 03, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Regency Rosewood and Brass-mounted Writing Desk, c. 1810, upper section with three-quarter brass gallery and open trelliswork sides above a shelf and two small drawers; lower section with hinged writing surface and leather-lined interior, frieze drawer and circular tapered legs, on casters, ht. 44 1/2, wd. 30, dp. 17 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Six inch crack to back left corner of top shelf and the gallery is a little cock-eyed; minor discoloration to metal mounts; slight shrinkage to hinged lid; loss to veneer on back left corner of lower section; minor age typical defects.

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