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Provincial Fruitwood Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
461
Sold for:
$1,080$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Provincial Fruitwood Slant-lid Desk, France, late 18th/early 19th century, upper section with internal writing surface and compartments, above a row of three drawers with a central dummy drawer and a lower long drawer, all with circular pulls, raised on tapered and reeded legs, ht. 38 7/8, wd. 39 3/4, dp. 20 in.
Estimate $600-800

Age-related wear throughout (particularly interior). Scattered worming, extensive worming to underside of side rails (left side). Crack to panel on the right and left side. Back left foot with repairs, small crack to foot and to upper corner splintering off.

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France, Business, Desks, Furniture

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