07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
566A

George II Mahogany Veneer Kneehole Desk

$711$600
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

George II Mahogany Veneer Kneehole Desk, England, c. 1750, the rectangular top over one long drawer above central frieze drawer and recessed door enclosing shelved interior and flanked by three drawers, on bracket feet, ht. 30 1/2, wd. 33 3/4, dp. 21 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Charles Lumb & Sons Ltd., Harrogate, 1982.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Recessed door with series of cracks lower left and poor restoration upper left. Shrinkage cracks to case. Scattered minor loss and repairs to veneer. Age typical nicks and scuffs. Oak secondary wood. Original brass pulls and feet. Repair to upper edge molding on the left side.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Charles Lumb & Sons Ltd.