Chippendale Slant Top Desk
Probably Connecticut River Valley, ca. 1785
Cherry, white pine secondary woods Condition: Replaced brass but period, minor cracks to a few foot facings, customary wear, otherwise in fine condition.
The interior is fitted with a central fan carved drawer initialed TH, flanked by pigeon holes with shaped valences above small drawers. The finely carved desk lid above four graduated drawers with string inlay on the drawer faces is supported by a dovetailed bracket base.
Dimensions: 42 1/2" h x 37"w x 18"d
Item ID: F-CP-STD 014