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Shaker Walnut and Cherry Desk

Auction:
2918T
Lot:
1610
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Shaker Walnut and Cherry Desk, possibly Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, 19th century, the small rectangular top with canted lift lid opens to a well with compartments, above the case on four slightly swelled legs ending in turned feet, (minor imperfections), ht. 35, wd. 26, dp. 18 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

stains and small shrinkge crack to top.


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.

Keywords

Christian pacifism, Communalism, Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, Shakers, Simple living

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