Chippendale Mahogany Slant-lid Desk
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Chippendale Mahogany Slant-lid Desk, possibly Newport, Rhode Island, 18th century, the lid opening to a fitted interior of valance compartments, drawers, and a central prospect drawer, over a case of four graduated, thumbmolded drawers and ogee feet, bearing an illegible chalk inscription to back of an interior drawer, (imperfections), ht. 42 3/4, wd. 37 1/2, dp. 21 1/4 in.
patch to lid, brasses replaced, top drawer reconstructed
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