EXCELLENT QUALITY SOLID MAHOGANY CHIPPENDALE STYLED DESK ON OGEE BRACKET BASE FEET
We are pleased to offer you this late 19th Century bench made solid mahogany Chippendale styled slant lid Governor Winthrop desk. This is a select very high quality desk with a superb interior incorporating an inlaid privacy door, 2 letter slide drawers, 8 pigeon holes with carved valences and small drawers. The lid is supported on loafers. The desk has nicely carved quarter columns and large robust Ogee bracket feet. It has four graduated molded drawers, locks with keys for the lid and drawers along with nice original untouched brasses. The finish is original along with the surface. It has nice old alligatoring and crazing in the dry varnish. This desk brings about a matter of tastes in an old finish. As purists of antique furniture this is what we want to see as it insures that the surface of the finish has not been touched or cleaned with a denatured alcohol solvent. This is not an assembly line produced commercial grade piece. It is very nicely crafted and measures 39" long, 19 1/2" wide and 42" tall.