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Extremely Rare and Important Paint Decorated Pine Slant-lid Desk. Decoration attributed to Johannes Spitler, Shenandoah County, Virginia, Circa. 1800. Painted central heart flanked by stellate motifs on half-round reserves. Painted all over in shades of red, green blue (now oxidized to black) and chrome orange. Paneled top with molded trim, slant-lid supported by tapered wrought iron strap hinges, interior compartment, above a paneled case with molded trim, two lower paneled doors, shelved interior and ogee cut-out bracket feet. Original dry scraped surface. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York "Fine Americana Auction", February 1,2,3,& 4, 1978. lot 1259. 36-3/4"h. x 34"w. x 21-3/4"d. Condition: Good with wear.

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Condition: Good with wear.

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$5,000.00

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Johannes Spitler Paint decorated Pine Slant-lid Desk.

Auction ended on Sat, Sep 16, 2017
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