16 December 2005
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A CHIPPENDALE STYLE CARVED MAHOGANY BONNET-TOP DESK AND BOOKCASE
IN THE NEWPORT STYLE, 20TH CENTURY
In two sections, the bonnet top with molded cornice centering a carved urn-form finial above two shell-carved panelled doors, the lower case with slant lid opening to a shell-carved and fitted interior above four graduated long drawers on ogee bracket feet
92 in. (233.5 cm) high, 40 in. (101.5 cm) wide, 23 in. (58.5 cm) deep
with John Walton, Jewett City, Connecticut.
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