October 05, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Small Writing Desk with Benjamin Franklin Illustration

American, 19th century. A small painted writing desk or book stand, with candleholder at top left, and colored ink illustration depicting Benjamin Franklin, the border reading An apple a day keeps the doctor away / B. Franklin; desk ht. 4.5 (including candle), wd. 8.25, dp. 8 in. 

Provenance:Property from the Hermann Gleeson Collection of Americana, San Antonio, Texas Property from the Collections of Hermann Gleeson, San Antonio, Texas

Condition:

Illustration adhered to book binding. Desk repainted and has old nail holes. Melted wax around candle. 

Estimate: $100 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$420
10/05/2018

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