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Small Adjustable Mahogany Carved and Veneer Desk or Bookstand

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1402
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Small Adjustable Mahogany Carved and Veneer Desk or Bookstand, possibly Boston, c. 1820, the small rectangular tray above a tooled-leather writing surface which hinges to reveal an interior with two drawers and hinged support apparatus for adjusting the top's angle when open, and small side-mounted pen drawer, all mounted on a hexagonal adjustable post with wooden thumbscrew tightener, carved leafage, and pedestal base with three scroll-carved feet, (imperfections and veneer cracking), ht. 30 1/2, wd. 17 1/2, dp. 16 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Artificial objects, Building materials, Drawer, Furniture, Hinge, Table, Visual arts, Wood veneer

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