George II Walnut Kneehole Desk

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A diminutive early Georgian kneehole desk, with one large and seven smaller drawers, and the prerequisite recessed kneehole cabinet. The walnut is attractively grained, marred and patinated. It is raised on a stepped arched bracket-footed base; with each pedestal front having complete symmetrical bracket feet. Given its proportions, today's best use may be bedside, sofa-side; as a young person's desk, or as a dressing table. The 'full-across' top drawer was altered to a fall-front extendable writing surface and subsequently restored to its original stationary drawer front condition.

Details

  • Period
    18th Century and Earlier
  • Condition
    Good. Fine restored antique condition; structurally sound with reasonable and expected imperfections to surface and finish. Modification and subsequent restoration to top drawer..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    29.5 in. H x 33 in. W x 19.5 in. D
    75 cm H x 84 cm W x 50 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU8667792142
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Located in Woodbury, CT

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