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Americana & International - Day Two

Sat, Sep 15, 2018 10:00AM EDT
Lot 434

Pennsylvania Chippendale secretary desk

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania Chippendale figured walnut secretary desk, ca. 1770, in two parts, the upper case with a broken arch and sunflower rosettes, centered by three flame finials with a carved shell tympanum over astragal doors, with sunken panels flanked by reeded quarter columns, the lower case with a fall front opening to serpentine front doors, cubby holes, and a shell carved book door, the drawers with reeded quarter columns, all resting on ogee feet, 84" h., 39" w. Provenance: a North Carolina collection.

Condition

Finials, rosettes, and shell are replaced. Patch to top edge of slant lid. Brasses replaced. One drawer with nailed ends. Feet replaced.