Lot 8: Boston Chippendale Mahogany Slant Front Desk

Boston Chippendale Mahogany Slant Front Desk, a stepped and divided interior having 3 stacks of 2 drawers each having scooped fronts with top shell carvings, the central stack with a glass paneled prospect door flanked by pull out vertical drawers with flame finial half columned pilasters, there are 2 sets of cubby holes with shell carved valence drawers, the cock beaded case has 4 graduated drawers and original plate brasses all set on a ball and talon base with shell carved central drop, 40" wide x 44 1/2" tall. Provenance: Consigned by a Boston family heir. Estimate $6,000-9,000

Price Realized: $4,000

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