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April 5, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

George III Mahogany Architect's Desk

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2715BLocation: BostonDate / Time: April 05, 2014 10:00AM


George III Mahogany Architect's Desk, England, late 18th century, lift-top with string-inlay and crossbanded veneer to edge, and a central inlaid paterae to center, frieze similarly string-inlaid, with a single drawer and candle slide to one side, raised on square tapering legs, ht. 27, wd. 26, dp. 18 in.
Estimate $400-600

Top surface warped with resulting cracks to panel. Scattered minor losses, patches to veneer. Brackets replaced. Originally had a stretcher (patches to legs where stretcher joined). Crack to interior panel. Back left leg repaired.

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