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Chinese Export Hua Li Drop-front Desk

Auction:
2482
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Hua Li Drop-front Desk, China, early 19th century, the double faux-drawer front opens to an interior of central prospect door flanked by drawers and valanced compartments, fitted with brass bail carrying handles, replaced brass pulls, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 42 1/4, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

holes plugged where there were previous brasses; piece of cockbeading gone on drawer; both sides with shrinkage cracks.

Keywords

Hua Li Drop-front, China, Brass, Furniture

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