A Chippendale Figured Maple Slant Front Desk, New England

Late 18th Century

Height 40 x width 36 x depth 18 inches.

Bernie Plum Antiques

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Mark and Patricia McGrath, Chicago, Illinois


In overall fine condition.  Retains a rich color throughout, though the pine sides are slightly darker than other parts of the case.  The hardware has been replaced and the old holes have been patched.  There is an old crack to the proper lower right foot, but it is stable and good.  The top drawer's upper molded edge has been lipped and patched.  The second drawer has a 1 x 2 inches patch in the upper left corner. The bottom drawer's upper molding was patched, approx. 12" in length from the left side.  Age cracks to the sides of the case with one 1" x 8" patch along the back edge of one side.  

Estimate: $600 - $800
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