August Americana Online
Tiger Maple and Maple Slant-lid Desk, Eastern New England, second half 18th century, the slant lid opens to an interior of shaped drawers and valanced compartments, one drawer housing a secret drawer, on case of thumb-molded graduated drawers and cutout bracket base, ht. 43, wd. 36, dp. 18 3/4 in.
Provenance: David Stockwell, Wilmington, Delaware, 1962; Estate of Susan Henoch Quinn, La Jolla, California.
cracks to rear two feet, with repair (original pieces), back right bracket with discoloration. no major repairs or replacements. mellow refinish, original brasses.
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