Chippendale Cherry Desk Bookcase, New London County, Connecticut, c. 1750-60, the upper section with molded cornice and two tombstone-paneled doors opening to compartments, set into lower section with slant-lid opening to an interior of valanced compartments and concave and convex blocked drawers, the center section pulls out to reveal two hidden drawers, above a case of cockbeaded drawers on ogee bracket feet, ht. 75, wd. 38, dp. 20 in.
repairs to feet, loss to one rear bracket, shrinkage and cracks to backboards, upper section hinges (replaced set) applied to outside of doors, but no evidence of hinges inside.
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