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Chippendale Carved Mahogany Desk/Bookcase

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2789M
Lot:
328
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Auction:
Discovery - 2789M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 19, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Carved Mahogany Desk/Bookcase, possibly Newport, Rhode Island, 18th century, the upper section with molded cornice over two paneled, hinged doors opening to a four-shelf interior, flanked by fluted columns, over a lower section with slant-lid revealing a fitted interior of compartments with concave molded drawer, all over a case of four graduated, cockbeaded drawers raised on ogee bracket feet, (imperfections), ht. 81 1/2, wd. 42, dp. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-3,000

refinished, has a 4 x 1 inch patch to the lid, nail holes to the sides of the top section, capitals of the pilasters are replaced, splits to the sides, restoration to drawer runners, and the prospect door of the desk interior is replaced


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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