New York Chippendale Desk and Bookcase

American (New York), ca 1770-1780. A Chippendale desk and bookcase in mahogany, with a flat cornice over paneled bookcase doors over a desk compartment with a central prospect flanked by drawers and pigeonholes, over four graduated drawers, and a gadrooned skirt, rising on ball and claw feet; ht. 88, wd. 47, dp. 23.5 in.





Provenance:Property from the Descendants of Bertha Benkard Rose, Oyster Bay, NY and Tucson, AZ


Older finish, possibly original. Replaced brasses. Hinge repairs to the lid. Retains only one of the original adjustable bookcase shelves.

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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