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Red-painted Maple Country Secretary Desk

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1353
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Red-painted Maple Country Secretary Desk, New England, early 19th century, removable upper section with two beaded doors opening to a shelf above drawers and an open compartment, on projecting lower section with fold-down writing surface above four scratchbeaded drawers and cutout base, old wooden pulls, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 50, wd. 39 1/2, dp. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

some pulls loose or off, warp to writing surface, crack to skirt, minor scratches and stains.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Desk, Containers, Culture, Desks, Drawer, Equipment, Furniture, Industrial design, Office equipment, Secretary desk

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