Chippendale Inlaid Birch Desk/Bookcase, New England, late 18th century, the upper section with two paneled doors opening to a shelved interior, over a lower section with paterae-inlaid fall-front lid revealing drawers and valanced compartments, over a case of four graduated drawers and shaped bracket feet, (imperfections), ht. 82 1/2, wd. 38 1/4, dp. 20 in.
brasses are not original, there are splits and finish loss to the sides, splits and molding loss to the slant-lid, missing two glue blocks to feet, refinishing, and minor loss to the molding under the cornice.
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