Lot 147
George III Mahogany Kneehole Desk with Writing Compartment
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, mahogany veneer, oak secondary, rectangular top with applied molded edge, upper long cock beaded drawer opens to reveal a divided writing compartment with central hinged lid and four interior small drawers, over a central scalloped small drawer over a hinged prospect door with shelved interior, flanked by six small graduated and cock beaded drawers, molded base on shaped bracket feet, unfinished back.

34 x 46.5 x 22 in.

From the Collection of the late, Jean W. Prevost, Durham, North Carolina

Surface scratches and finish wear to top; later green baize writing surface with wear; old but later pulls with central plug hole; some cock beading loss; shrinkage cracks to sides of case.