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Cherry Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
330
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cherry Slant-lid Desk, probably Connecticut, c. 1760-80, the lid opens to an interior of valanced compartments and seven drawers above a case of four cockbeaded graduated drawers on scrolled ogee bracket feet, the brasses appear original, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 46, wd. 36, dp. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

losses to thumb molding, right front bracket missing 2 in section, finish looks like later 19th century grained varnish


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