Lot 200: American Shell Carved Block Front Desk Desk
October 29, 2016
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: UNITED STATES, EARLY 20TH CENTURY A fine American shell carved block front mahogany desk. The desk is made of solid mahogany decorated with three shells carved into the lid which opens to reveal a nicely fitted interior over two side sections with graduated drawers with a central drawer decorated with a carved shell over a privacy compartment. All with brass hardware and Chippendale style carved bracket feet.
Condition Report: Top surface right side shows some wear to finish, otherwise overall very good condition, a well made olid desk.
Dimensions: 40" wide by 21" deep by 40" tall.