Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Desks

Continental Knee-hole Desk

Continental Knee-hole Desk

 This is an early Continental knee-hole desk, ca. 1710+ with wonderful walnut burl sections surrounded with banding on each drawer. The serpentine molded edge top is richly inset with brown leather with gilt embossing. All is supported on bun feet.    H. 30", w....

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French Trictrac Table

French Trictrac Table

    French Trictrac table hidden within an 18th century Louis XVI writing desk. The gold embossed green leather top also reverses to a green felt surface for card games. The game surface is recessed with an ebonized surface highlighted with markers and other details...

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Petite Louis Provincial Slope Top Desk

Petite Louis Provincial Slope Top Desk

This petite Louis provincial slope top desk is of chestnut in a warm walnut color. The top has curving sides with turret corners above a base with quill drawers flanking a shallow apron. The curvaceous legs follow the Louis XV manner. Late 18th or early 19th century....

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Ladies satinwood writing desk, ca. 1790

Ladies satinwood writing desk, ca. 1790

   Small slant lid writing desk, circa 1790-1810.. Done in inlaid and painted satinwood, with a herringbone and banded rim, the lid is filled with a hand colored mezzotint, original to the piece, which depicts a mother and her daughter in classical dress. This was a...

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5280- Mahogany Kneehole Desk

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. Within the facade of drawers is is central hidden drawer over a cupboard, all...

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