Category: Desks

A Possibly Unique Georgian Desk

A possibly unique Georgian desk with a sloping front concealing a writing interior, circa 1790. A painted mezzotint inset panel depicts a woman and her daughter in neoclassical dress pausing as the daughter is distractedContinue reading

New England Chippendale Secretary Desk

New England Chippendale bonnet top serpentine or oxbow front secretary desk on bold ogee bracket feet. A so-called broken pediment arch top carries urn finials with carved flames over glazed doors and is flanked byContinue reading

5280- Mahogany Kneehole Desk

This small mahogany kneehole desk or dressing table dates in the late 18th century and has no major restoration. Later brasses are of a correct type. The overhang top has a fine molded rim. WithinContinue reading

6525- Louis XVI Desk

The provincial Louis XVI desk has great old patina with deep and rich carving. The lid displays a violin, bow, a trumpet, a French horn, and more against a background of vining leafage. The drawersContinue reading