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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 388

American Chippendale Block Front Desk and Bookcase

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Boston or Salem, Massachusetts, 18th century, figured mahogany with white pine secondary, upper case with two paneled doors opening to shelved interior, over two pull out candle slides, lower case with fitted desk interior, with three fan carved drawers over four block front long drawers, on bracket feet, 92 x 41 x 24-1/2 in.

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


brasses replaced, strip patch to fall board at hinges, shrinkage separation at prospect door, facings of document drawers with restorations, scattered repairs to feet (one side facing possibly restored), minor checking and cracks at drawer facings, scattered repairs at corners and edges, other scattered typical repairs and distress, especially at edges and moldings