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Chippendale Mahogany Carved and Mahogany Veneer Desk Bookcase

Auction:
2482
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

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

Description:

Chippendale Mahogany Carved and Mahogany Veneer Desk Bookcase, New York, c. 1760-80, the top section with molded dentil-carved broken pediment above two hinged doors opening to three adjustable shelves, set into lower cockbeaded case with slant-lid opening to an interior of central prospect door flanked by document drawers, valanced compartments and drawers, above four graduated long drawers, the topmost with fold-down facade and compartmented interior, all on short cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet and gadrooned skirt, original brass hardware, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 96 1/2, case wd. 46, case dp. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

base with added wood screws; left side shrinkage crack to base

Keywords

brass hardware, Bookcase, Cabinets, Cabriole leg, Door, Furniture

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