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Monumental Walnut Marble Top Desk & Chair. Black marble top inset in a gadroon and leaf carved walnut top border, has 3 drawers with filigree carved fronts along the top and carved corbels, open center with large banks on each side having 4 turned columns with spiral leaf and vine carving and large door panels with lion's heads holding rings in their mouths surrounded by filigree and stands on 10 turned feet. The sides of the desk have large full standing female figures leaning forward with their hands rested on top of a serpentine pilaster with lion's heads holding rings at the top; the interior of the side banks each have 3 sliding file drawers. Dark brown enhanced original finish in very nice condition, black marble top is good except for a 3 1/2" x 1/2" sliver missing along the edge. The carved walnut chair has bowed arms and legs with large full standing maidens hanging on the outside of the front arm posts; upholstered on the seat, back and arm rests with original quality hard brown leather with hand tooled floral and filigree decoration highlighted with gold tones, has a tear to the front corner of the seat and some typical surface wear from age and use. Desk & chair appear to be an original match. Desk measures: 31.5 in. high x 87.5 in. wide x 41.5 in. deep - Chair measures: 35.5 in. high x 37 in. wide x 24 in. deep.

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$6,000.00

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Monumental Walnut Marble Top Desk & Chair

Auction ended on Sat, Feb 28, 2015
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Estimate $12,000 - $15,000
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1485 West Housatonic St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201
United States
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