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Chippendale Mahogany Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2918T
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Discovery - 2918T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $800-1,200

patch to lid, brasses replaced, top drawer reconstructed


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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