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Impressive masculine piece of furniture. 24” deep, 52” wide, 50” high.
Bold and modern-looking despite its age. c.1790-1810
Highly figured mahogany. Top and sides are huge single solid boards.
Fine dark string inlay decoration.
Large deep drawers with original knobs.
Cockbeading around drawers.
Dust shield construction in cabinet.
Handmade nails & screws.
Desk section slides out ---- if you know how :)
New thick leather writing surface.
Cubby drawers – highly figured contrasting wood.
Beautifully made .... a masterpiece of construction.
You will not see another one like it.
Back when households had servants, the senior most-trusted one would have had this desk to manage the household finances, store important papers, best linens, and perhaps his own clothes.
Today it is probably big enough to hold both spouses’ clothes!
Reduced from $3200