Lot 139: A Biedermeier parcel-ebonized cherrywood desk, Attributed to Josef Danhauser, circa 1820
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A Biedermeier parcel-ebonized cherrywood desk
Attributed to Josef Danhauser, circa 1820
Rectangular with four drawers, and two shelves on a galleried writing surface above a single drawer, the whole on four diagonally veneered column supports terminating in ebonized bases.
H: 37, W: 37 1/2, D: 24 in.
Karl Kemp & Associates, Ltd., New York, March 5, 1991.
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Notes: A related design for another writing desk with gallery and diagonally wrapped column veneers by Danhauser is in the collection of the Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria, Inv. no. KI 8971-1853.