possibly Southern, mid 19th century, spinet desk, rosewood and walnut, hinged lid, open interior, false drawer front, yellow pine bottom board, lyre form supports with stretcher, 28-1/2 x 32 x 16 in.Provenance: These objects have passed through the hands of the descendants of Governor John Laurence Manning and have furnished family homes in South Carolina, including Sarsfield, Camden, South Carolina.Note: Please note that Lots 1709-1717 have been consigned by a descendant of Governor John Laurence Manning of South Carolina and not by the Mulberry and Millford Plantations.This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.
formerly a spinet piano, now converted to a desk, cracks and repairs to stretcher, minor warping to top, other finish distress and wear