538: English Chippendale Slant Front Desk
English Chippendale Slant Front Desk
mahogany and mahogany veneers over pine, the slant early 19th century, lid opens to reveal an interior with central prospect flanked by document drawers, cubby holes and short drawers, above four graduated cock beaded drawers wit 3/4 dust boards, raised on an applied bracket foot base.
42.5 x 43.5 x 20.5 in.
Collection of Paul Johnston of Rome, GA and Chapel Hill, NC
Veneer chip to top rt. corner; some cock-beading lacking; missing one cubby-hole valance; replace appropriate pulls; feet stabilized with later blocks; lid with lip repair; overall dings and dents.