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Birch Fall-front Desk, North Shore, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the lid opening to reveal a stepped interior of compartments and drawers, above a cockbeaded serpentine case of four drawers on claw-and-ball feet, centering a carved fan and scrolled drop-pendant, replaced brasses, old red stain, ht. 44 1/2, wd. 42, dp. 21 in.
shrinkage cracks in sides and lid, prospect door missing, drawer runners patched on each drawer, minor insect holes in shell and feet.
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