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DETAILS
This antique American chest of drawers with fall front desk is built with beautiful figured mahogany was probably made in Salem, Massachusetts. It is crafted with a slanted desk top above four graduated reverse serpentine (oxbow) drawers with brass batwing handles, all raised on ball and claw feet. The slanted top opens to reveal pigeon-hole letter compartments over an arrangement of short drawers with inlaid stringing. Secondary wood: pine.

STYLE
Chippendale

MARKS
Written (back): Joseph Hall Esq. / 8 Old Harbor St / South Boston.

PERIOD
Late 18th century

DATE
Circa 1770

DIMENSIONS
Width 50 Depth 26 Height 45.5 inches

CONDITION
Note: warped fall-front writing surface.

ITEM ID
C2957
AGE
18th Century
STYLE
Chippendale
MATERIAL
Wood, Mahogany
ORIGIN
United States • American
ITEM TYPE
Antique
HEIGHT
45.5" (116 cm)
WIDTH
50" (127 cm)
DEPTH
26" (66 cm)

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American New England Chippendale Figured Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Drop Front Desk

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