March 28, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Southern Late Federal Mahogany Desk and Bookcase

attributed to Petersburg, Virginia, 1820-1830, monumental form, figured mahogany and cherry, the upper case with glazed doors, flanked by leaf carved and spiral turned columns, the lower case with fitted butler's desk over cabinet doors on turned feet, dovetailed construction with poplar and yellow pine secondary, 105 x 47 x 21 in.

Provenance:Collection of Anthony Baratta, New York, New York


generally good condition, good structural condition, possibly a marriage (upper case with cherry elements not seen in lower case), typical veneer restorations and flaws, some warping to drawer facing and glazed doors, some cracks and patches to door frames, other typical shrinkage cracks, surface wear, and scattered minor repairs

Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
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