03-02-2014 03-02-2014
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2710B Boston
March 2, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2710B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 02, 2014 10:00AM


Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, possibly Chester County, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior with a prospect door with tombstone panel, flanked by fluted document drawers, valanced compartments, and drawers, above a case of thumbmolded drawers, two of which are lidded candle drawers, flanked by reeded quarter columns, all on ogee bracket feet, (restoration and imperfections), ht. 44, wd. 44 3/4, dp. 22 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

drawerfront with patching to thumbmolding, one crack, base restored.

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Chester County, Pennsylvania