Lot 1396
Southern Late Federal Butler's Desk
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1820, attributed to Norfolk, Virginia, mahogany veneer, poplar and white pine secondary, the large upper pull-out fall-front butler's desk featuring book-matched mahogany veneers, developed interior with tiger maple drawer fronts, ten pigeon holes with shaped valances, green baize; above two hinged paneled cabinet doors, flanked by applied ring turned half columns, applied reeded base, paneled sides, raised on distinctive ring turned beehive feet.

48 x 46 x 21 in.

Collection of a Gentleman, Eastern North Carolina

Top with light wear and surface inconsistency; missing one valance; later green baize; some veneer and cock beading minor losses.