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Lot 39: George I mahogany writing desk, early 18th century and later, The shaped top with hinged drop-down writing surface flanked by two lift

English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

Platinum House

by Freeman's

October 9, 2012

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Description: George I mahogany writing desk

early 18th century and later

The shaped top with hinged drop-down writing surface flanked by two lift up flaps revealing stationery compartments, above single drawer, raised on scroll and bell-flower carved cabriole legs terminating in claw and ball feet.

H: 40, W: 27, D: 21 1/2 in.



PROVENANCE:

Property from Ditchley, the Virginia estate of Alfred I. and Jessie Ball duPont.

Condition Report: Description should read "George I style.
Early 20th century


Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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