04-09-2011 04-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2542B Boston
April 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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George III Mahogany Kneehole Desk

$1,126$950
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

George III Mahogany Kneehole Desk, third quarter 18th century, rectangular top with rounded corners, with central pull-out writing slide over long drawer, pedestals fitted with three drawers each, centered by an ogee-shaped skirt, and recessed cupboard door, on ogee bracket feet, ht. 33, wd. 35, dp. 19 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

horizontal shrinkage cracks to top (one running approx. 1/2 the wdith of top). piece of trim needs reattaching to one of the left front legs. escutcheon missing from cupboard door. age typical scuffs and edge gouges.