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Red-painted Desk on Frame

Auction:
2897M
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$17,000$17,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M
Location:
Off Premises
Date / Time :
May 21, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Red-painted Desk on Frame, Connecticut, c. 1740, the slant lid opening to eight valanced compartments over two drawers divided by a valanced compartment and single drawer, a wide drawer below, on a frame with shaped skirt and turned legs with pad feet, (old replaced brasses), ht. 41, wd. 34, dp. 17 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, 1994.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Repair to one valance, a chip on the molding at the lower left corner of the lid.


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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Desk, Drawer, Furniture

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