• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 292

    A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BLOCK-FRONT SLANT-FRONT DESK

    BOSTON OR SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, DATED 1786

    Price Realised  

    A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BLOCK-FRONT SLANT-FRONT DESK
    BOSTON OR SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, DATED 1786
    Appears to retain its original cast brass hardware, left document drawer dated in period chalk 1786 and partially legible name reading Shimmin
    44¼ in. high, 42 in. wide, 22½ in. deep


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    Provenance

    Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LORENA RICKS