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A Rare Nantucket Attributed Painted Table Top Desk

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Lot 0170 Details

Description
New England, 18th century, blue paint decorated slant front desk with ledge, butterfly hinges with rose head nails, opening to a divided interior with four drawers, 12 x 19-1/4 x 18-1/4 in.Note: According to consignor notes, this desk was passed down to the previous consignor from their grandparents, who in turn obtained the desk when they purchased the "Coffin House" in Nantucket, Massachusetts in the 1940s., Provenance: Estate of James Frank Dennis, High Point, North Carolina
Condition
losses and distress to blue paint with traces of early red paint, missing a divider and possibly missing two drawers, two losses side to moldings, shrinkage cracks, scattered dents and abrasions, some color variation/varnish discoloration, one interior drawer with possible later nails at front, missing lock
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A Rare Nantucket Attributed Painted Table Top Desk

Estimate $300 - $500Jul 31, 2020
Starting Price $150
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