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Rare Queen Anne Desk on Frame
Rare Queen Anne Desk on Frame

Rare Queen Anne Desk on Frame

Connecticut, ca. 1750.
Sycamore, white pine secondary woods
Fine condition, brasses appear to be original although a few have been moved, minor repair to the front left foot due to wear, retains a late 19th c. varnish finish.
Provenance: E.F. Simmons, 1896.
Mrs. Morgan J. Buckley, Hartford, CT, family descent.
In a rare diminutive size this compact and well proportioned desk on frame is most likely from the Connecticut River Valley. The desk opens to a fitted interior with shaped valences and pigeon holes over drawers. The desk is fitted to a frame with moldings and is supported by cabriole or “bandy” legs with a shaped apron ending on pad feet.

Dimensions: 38 7/8"h x 31 1/4"h (writing) x 28 1/2"w x 19"d

Item ID: F-CP-STD 016W

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