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Georgian Slant-front Desk

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Slant-front Desk, England, late 18th/early 19th century, oak secondary wood, opens to interior with central door flanked by two "hidden" drawers faced with reeded pilasters, eight pigeonholes, six drawers, faux-leather writing surface, below four graduated long drawers, reeded corner pilasters, on bracket feet, ht. 45, writing surface ht. 33 1/2, wd. 42, dp. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Old refinish, wear to top, lose to finish on right side.


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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United Kingdom, Culture, Desks, Drawer, Equipment, Furniture, Industrial design, Office equipment

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