Boston Oxbow Slant Front Chippendale Desk - Lot #: 071

Circa 1770 mahogany with solid ends, and dovetailed top, wonderful interior with 3 cubby holes, flanked by shell carved dovetailed drawer at each end, over two rows of dovetailed drawer, flanking central well with tombstone door with glass panel, covering a truly lovely recessed shell carved dovetailed drawer over two recessed dovetailed drawers. Four graduated dovetailed drawers below with cabriole claw & ball carved feet, period and likely original oval brasses, pine secondary wood, 42 x 20 x 43 3/4, writing height at 35".
Condition: Wood is split to side Needs restoration in some areas. Missing small door in fitted interior. Leg on left hand side has been professionally repaired.
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000