Lot 96Chippendale Walnut Slant Front Desk
Massachusetts, third quarter of the 18th century
The interior with three fan carved drawers, valanced pigeonholes, document drawers, etc., above a case enclosing four lip molded graduated long drawers, raised on ball and claw feet. Height 44 inches, width 42 inches, depth 21 3/4 inches.
Ginsburg & Levy, New York
Sold for $13,750
Interior looks good.
Writing surface (interior of slant front) with scratches.
Brasses appear to be original.
Not original finish, but nice color.
Small chip repair to bottom drawer at upper left corner.
Old gauge at upper left lip of second drawer.
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