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Mahogany Oxbow Serpentine Desk

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
637
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Mahogany Oxbow Serpentine Desk, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior with central prospect drawer, flanked by three drawers and four valanced compartments, above a cockbeaded case of four graduated drawers, all on claw-and-ball feet centering a drop pendant, old replaced brasses, (refinished, imperfections), ht. 43 3/4, wd. 42, dp. 24 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

desk has been refinished, and exhibits deep scratches to the lid, shrinkage cracks to the sides, replaced and cracking hinges and patches on the lid and the drop pendant


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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