Chippendale Mahogany Carved and Mahogany Veneer Desk Bookcase
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
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.
base with added wood screws; left side shrinkage crack to base