Auction 20

Lot 64 – Rhode Island Tiger Maple Slant Front Desk.:

Rhode Island Tiger Maple Slant Front Desk.

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Start price: $750

Estimated price: $1,500 - $2,500

Auction house commission: 20%

The oblong thumb-molded lid opening to a fitted interior above a case of four long graduated drawers on a molded base with ogee bracket feet. Circa 1760-80, height 42 inches, width 35.5 inches, depth 17.5 inches.

Provenance: John Walton, Inc, Jewett City, CT; Christie’s, June 16, 1984, lot 322.