Lot 92: George II Kneehole Writing Desk
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
18th century, burled walnut with banded mahogany veneer, oak and pine secondary, banded top with molded edge, a long drawer over two columns each with three lipped drawers flanking a recessed compartment with an arched door enclosing a two shelf interior, raised on bracket feet, with key.
28.5 x 31 x 18. in.
Brasses are in original holes and possibly original.
Purchased from Arthur Ackermann & Son, New York, 1965.
Condition Report: Veneer buckling with chips, losses, and patches; surface stains; some veneer patching to bracket foot base (some elements present).