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Red-painted Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2897M
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$8,000$8,000

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

Description:

Red-painted Slant-lid Desk, probably Connecticut, early 18th century, opening to an interior of valanced compartments, above three drawers flanked by projecting single drawers, on a case of four thumb-molded drawers and molded base on ball feet, old red paint, brasses are old replacements, ht. 42, wd. 34, dp. 18 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's 1994.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Repair to corner of one valance, brasses old, but not original, minor wear, minor chips to molding on drawer fronts, old surface.


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Containers, Desk, Desks, Drawer, Furniture

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