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Lot 202
Virginia Chippendale Walnut Slant Front Desk
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, yellow pine secondary, dovetailed case, hinged lipped slant lid with breadboard ends, candle drawer loper supports, interior with central hinged prospect door, flanked by two faux reeded vertical document drawers, flanked by four pigeon holes with valances above two graduated small drawers, four graduated lipped drawers, straight solid sides form the feet with applied shape bracket foot appliqué.

43 x 43 x 19 in.; Case width 41.5 in.

From the Collection of C. G. Cary, Richmond, Virginia

A good period example in walnut with original front feet.

Cut, patch, and repair to hinge area at lid; replaced hinges; two valances loose but present; pulls and brasses replaced; some drawer runners rebuilt; drawer guides replaced; right rear foot facing original but with hairline crack; left rear foot facing later; several drawers with lip loss.

$500 - 1,000