08-14-2011 08-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2558M Marlborough
August 14, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Federal Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

$6,518$5,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, attributed to Asa Loomis, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1815-20, replaced pulls, (imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 41 1/4, dp. 19 in.

Provenance: Originally belonged to Lemuel Buck, and descended in his family, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont, until approximately 1992.

Literature: See Robinson, p. 75; and Celebrating Vermont, exhibition catalogue, no. 7, p. 104.

Exhibitions: Celebrating Vermont: Myths and Realities, Middlebury College, 1991.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

staining to top and interior, top slightly warped, hinges to top replaced with associated full-length patch.

Keywords

Vermont, Shaftsbury, Asa Loomis, Lemuel Buck, Bennington County, Middlebury College