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Mahogany Serpentine Slant-lid Desk

Auction:
3303T
Lot:
1411
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3303T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 29, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Serpentine Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, c. 1780-90, lid opens to an interior of drawers and compartments, above a case of four cockbeaded graduated drawers, on a molded ogee bracket base, original brasses, old refinish, (restoration to lid), ht. 43 1/2, wd. 41, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

full length patches to lid at bottom edge and to writing surface at front edge, where lid must have broken out - with associated new hinges.


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Brass, Consumer goods, Containers, Desk, Drawer, Furniture, Manufactured goods, Office equipment, Ogee, Visual arts

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