Lot 287
American Renaissance Revival Large Walnut Desk and Bookcase
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1870, two-part form, white pine and poplar secondary, arched pitched pediment with applied cove molding, large open frieze with central conforming molded triangle, two hinged tombstone glass doors, louvered shelved interior, later linen faux book design flanked by fully turned carved and fluted columns, which support the pitched pediment, central desk with hinged quatrefoil panel, with vertical divided interior, flanked by two double paneled hinged doors, each with three small drawers, pull-out molded writing slide, above two hinged horizontal paneled that open to act as lopers, above two lower molded and paneled cabinet doors, shelved interior, paneled and applied reeded stiles, paneled sides, flush molded base.

110.5 (9 ft. 2.5 in.) x 56 x 25 in.

From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson, Sarasota, Florida

Upper cabinet doors with original glass but later linen faux book design with contemporary artist board backing; front right corner and side molding replaced; wear and use to writing slide; wear and loss at two escutcheons; old surface with toning; upper right cabinet door with candle burn at lower edge; overall good estate condition.

$3,000 - 5,000