Lot 60
Antique English Chinese Chippendale Style Mahogany and Leather-Top Desk
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Late 19th century, oak and pine secondary, rectangular top with inset green leather, acanthus relief carved edge, central shaped small drawer above a recessed knee-hole hinged cabinet door, flanked on the left and right by three stacked graduated drawers, all with relief carved Chinese Chippendale motif, the sides and rear finished with applied molding to create panel, relief carved base raised on six relief carved shaped bracket feet.

32 x 56 x 28 in.

Rare to find an example in the Chinese Chippendale motif and retaining a dark mellow patina.

Later green leather top; later pulls; hairline shrinkage split to right and left panels of case; two shrinkage splits to rear panel with spline later fill; minor wood chipping and losses; overall good estate condition.