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Chippendale Walnut Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2482
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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

Description:

Chippendale Walnut Slant-lid Desk, possibly Virginia, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior with paneled prospect door and reeded engaged pilaster-front document drawers flanked by drawers and compartments, above a case with flanking quarter columns and ogee bracket base, old refinish, replaced brasses, (imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 41, dp. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

missing a piece of one rear ogee feet; feet with added nails; patches to rail beneath third drawer; shrinkage crack to right side; secondary wood yellow pine and poplar; this is at least the third set of brasses.

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Virginia, Furniture

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