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Item Details

Americana at Auction

November 18, 2005 – November 19, 2005

Lot #973
Temp #05691
DepartmentFurniture
Sold For $37,500.00   (hammer price)
 $43,125.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated January 31, 2006

Description

RARE ANTIQUE CHIPPENDALE SLANT-LID DESK Boston or Salem, Massachusetts, Fourth Quarter of the 18th Century In curly maple with hinged writing surface. Stepped interior with fan and block carving, eight drawers and eight pigeonholes. Four long graduated drawers below. Central fan-carved drop. Boldly carved claw-and-ball feet. Height 43". Width 39". Depth 21".

Condition

Refinished.

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