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Chippendale Carved Mahogany Block-front Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
2985B
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Carved Mahogany Block-front Slant-lid Desk, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1765-85, old brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 44, wd. 41 1/2, dp. 22 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

patch to top edge and losses at lock, sides with shrinkage cracks, losses to parts of brasses, small losses to cockbeading.


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

Chippendale, Desks, Medieval art, Monumental brass

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