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Item Details

Temp #21
DepartmentFurniture
Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,200.00
Last UpdatedSeptember 9, 2019

Description

CHIPPENDALE SLANT-LID DESK Circa 1780
In mahogany. Slant lid encloses interior pigeonholes, drawers and a central cupboard door with fruitwood string inlay. Case with four graduated full-width drawers with brass bail handles. Fan-carved drop at skirt. Bracket feet. Height 44. Width 45". Depth 23"."

Condition

Old brown finish. Age split to left side of case. Overall surface scratches and wear. Escutcheon fitting is missing from top of lid.

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