03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Queen Anne Carved Mahogany Desk on Frame

$8,888$7,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Queen Anne Carved Mahogany Desk on Frame, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1740-60, the hinged lid opens to a valanced and compartmented stepped interior with central shell-carved drawer and blocked drawer, with flanking split-baluster document drawers and two drawers, and three drawers below, replaced brasses, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 42 3/4, base wd. 29 1/4, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

lid with shrinkage, left side molding with breaks to edge, visible shadows of previous brass and plugged holes.

Keywords

Anne Carved Mahogany Desk, Rhode Island