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Lot 1225
Regency mahogany writing desk, 19th c., English, mahogany, gilt tooled leather inset writing surface, brass pulls, on casters, 29"h x 39"l x 27"d

Provenance: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw

Notes/Literature: Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.

Condition

Good, light nicks on leather, wood generally clean with just a few tiny losses and surface scratches, pulls and leather likely replaced, ready to place

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Regency mahogany writing desk

Estimate $700 - $1,000Nov 15, 2018