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Slant Lid Desk in BLUE Paint, Historic Surface, 36-Inches Wide, Rosehead Nails
Found in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Date/Period: Circa 1760 - SOLD


Slant Lid Desk in BLUE Paint, Historic Surface, 36-Inches Wide, Rosehead Nails Found in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, entire view

Measurement: Height: 41.5"; writing height: 29"; width: 36"; depth: 25.5"

Material: Northeastern White Pine

Condition: Very good, blue paint is honest, likely applied circa 1880-1900ish over red
paint applied in 1843 as evidenced by drawer bottom that is dated with same red paint.
Originally had turned wood pulls, current brass drops within only borings.

Additional Information: The fall-front writing surface opens to an interior featuring
bookshelf having a pair of convex-shaped dividers…above two drawers. The case
having three thumb-molded drawers raised on molded base resting of applied bracket
base. A wonderful country expression.

SOLD

410-205




Clerk’s Desk, Stand-Up, New England, Brown Paint, Original Brass Hardware
Date/Period: Circa 1780 - SOLD


Clerk’s Desk, Stand-Up, New England, Brown Paint, Original Brass Hardware, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 48.25"; width: 42.25"; depth: 24"

Material: Cherry, maple, and white pine

Condition: Very good overall condition, historic surface, original lid hinges

Additional Information: The hinged slat-lid top opening to a fitted interior featuring 12-
cubbies having molded dividers and period compartment labels; over a conforming case
with single thumb-molded drawer. The top case is received by the robust waist molding
above drawer, the otherwise plain apron is beaded…the whole raised on block and
turned legs joined by box stretcher resting on ball feet. 19th century brown paint in dry
patina over original blue paint.

SOLD

424-376




Tabletop Writing Desk Box, Sloped Lid,
Original Surface History
New England, Nantucket History, circa 1700-1730
Pine - SOLD


Tabletop Writing Desk Box, Sloped Lid, Original Surface History
New England, Nantucket History, circa 1700-1730
Pine, entire view 1

A rare green-painted desk Box, the slant-top having large butterfly hinges attached with
rosehead nails is thumb-molded and features a bookrest. The slope opens to interior
fitted with four drawers of lap construction joined by wood pegs and rosehead nails:
original turned wood pulls and four cubbies. The case retaining original iron escutcheon
rests on a projecting and canted molded base. Early 19th century green paint over
original salmon paint.

According to consignor notes, this desk was passed down to the previous consignor
from their grandparents, who obtained the desk when they purchased the "Coffin
House" in Nantucket, Massachusetts in the 1940s.

Good condition congruent with age and use, approximately four inches of left proper
side moldings were relieved likely to accommodate an architectural corner post. [our
restoration expert can restore to perfection with matching surface].
(Height: 12"; width: 18.5"; depth: 18.25")

SOLD

287-76




Slant Lid Desk, Fall Front, Original Red Paint, Dry Patina, Original Drawer Pulls
New England, Circa 1800 to 1820
Mixed woods
An attractive and functional desk in surface! - SOLD


Antique Sland Lid Desk in Original Paint, New England, Circa 1800 to 1820, angle view

(Dimensions: H: 44"; W: 40": D: 18.75": writing H: 32")

505-11 - SOLD




Grain Painted Table Top Desk with the BEST Interior - SOLD


Grain Painted Table Top Desk with the BEST Interior, entire view

The interior of this desk has the best dry blue surface on each of the scalloped cut outs over each of the four blue drawers.
Dimensions: 38.5" wide by 15.5" tall by 20.5" deep.

816-2 - SOLD




Slant-Lid Desk
New England
Circa 1780
Maple, pine and birch - SOLD


Slant-Lid Desk New England Circa 1780, entire view

The rectangular thumb-molded falling-lid opens to reveal ogee valances divided by lobes over conforming cubbies above three drawers...each side, as described, centering the prospect door-behind which is similarly valenced drawer above cubby above a conforming blocked drawer. The case with four graduated beaded drawers on molded base raised on outstanding ogee feet with dramatic returns. The desk is in a very old dry thin red paint with broad brushed graining which was probably done during the 19th century when the turned wood knobs were installed. (Height: 42"; width: 39.75"; depth: 18.5".)

413-9 - SOLD




Desk, Stand Up, Original Paint, Hinged Top, Fitted Interior
Vermont
19th Century
White pine and poplar, rare form, clean - SOLD


Desk, Stand Up, Original Paint, Hinged Top, Fitted Interior
Vermont
19th Century, entire view

The rectangular lift-top, slant-lid with applied molding opens to reveal a fitted compartment featuring six cubbies above a single drawer centered by two pigeon holes either side; above a pair of ledger compartments. The writing surface is above three working drawers of dovetail construction that retain original turned wood pulls; the whole raised on tall ogee-cutout-feet. The original faux grained surface remains in fine condition and has developed a nice patina.
(Dimensions: 49" H, 32.75" W, 21.75" D.)

461-11 - SOLD




CHIPPENDALE SLANT-FRONT DESK
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
CIRCA 1775
In Red Paint...a rare and highly desirable form
in exceptional condition and great color
- SOLD


CHIPPENDALE SLANT-FRONT DESK
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
CIRCA 1775, entire view

This country desk has a well developed interior with sunburst carved prospect door that is flanked by serpentine drawers. The claw-and-ball feet and medial drop pendant are unusually sophisticated developments for a painted desk. Made in New Hampshire, this desk displays the influence of the Dunlap School of cabinet makers. Its construction of three primary woods indicates that it was always intended to have a painted surface. The current paint is circa 1840, over the original. Constructed of maple, birch and pine primary woods; pine secondary wood. The brasses are appropriate period replacements within the original borings. (Height: 44"; width: 37.5"; depth: 18.5".)

274-67 - SOLD




Tabletop Desk with Drawers, Slant Lid, Fancy Paint
Vermont
Early 19th Century
Tulip poplar, basswood
Great for kitchen countertop use - SOLD


Tabletop Desk with Drawers, Slant Lid, Fancy Paint
Vermont
Early 19th Century, entire view

The slant lid opens to reveal fitted compartment having three dovetailed drawers, each retaining original brass pulls. The finely constructed case with a pair of long drawers is raised on tall bracket feet. The dry surface was probably painted at the height of the fancy period; nineteenth century faux graining over original blue. (Dimensions: 15.5" H, 17.25" W, 18" D.)

946-9 - SOLD




Clerk's or Schoolmaster's Desk, Blue Paint
New England
Early 19th Century
White Pine - SOLD


Clerk's or Schoolmaster's Desk, Blue Paint
New England
Early 19th Century, entire view

Finely dovetail and mortise/tenon constructed; high shaped galley above slant-lid wring surface with applied molding; the upper case containing cubbies sits within the molded lower case, each side with working long drawer; kneehole with paneled door opening to storage compartment. The case with solid paneled sides raised on square legs. Wonderful blue paint over original red.
Dimensions: 38" H; 26.25" W; 23.25" D.

843-143 - SOLD




Desk, Slant Lid, Old Red Paint
Norwich, Connecticut
Circa 1750 to 1770
Maple and pine - SOLD


Desk, Slant Lid, Old Red Paint
Norwich, Connecticut
Circa 1750 to 1770, entire view

The writing lid opens to reveal a simple interior of valanced cubbies above drawers; the arrangement of the interior and the projecting interior side compartments are identical to other known and published desks from the Norwich area, as are the proportions, the base molding and feet. This small desk in old red paint has been restored; repair to interior hinge rail at left proper hinge, two drawer lip repairs and the replacement of the right proper loper, other minor imperfections. A nearly identical desk owned by the New London County Historical Society, Shaw Mansion, is published within New London County Furniture: 1640-1840 by the Lyman Allyn Museum, page 29, plate 27. (Height: 40.5"; writing height: 29.5"; width: 34.75"; depth: 18.5")

572-4 - SOLD





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