American Federal Writing Desk with Tambour Doors For Sale
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American Federal Writing Desk with Tambour Doors


This is a Classic American Federal writing desk with a tambour door on the top section when open it reveals small drawers and document compartments. The bottom section has a fold over writing section with a felt surface and two long drawers below. The case piece is decorated the moldings, inlay designs and is raised on straight tapering legs.    


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  • Condition Details
    Top section has a replacement on the reverse side. Some veneer separation from the secondary structure that has been repaired. Narrow top-depth is 9 inches.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 47 in. x W 34.50 in. x D 18 in.H 119.38 cm x W 87.63 cm x D 45.72 cm
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