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Sat, Sep 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1270

New England Federal Mahogany Tambour Secretary

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$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 Portsmouth, 1800-1810, in three sections, upper case with two Gothic arcaded glazed doors opening to adjustable shelved interior, over tambour section with inlaid wrapped columns, banded and inlaid prospect door with fitted interior with six small drawers, fold over writing surface with felt lining, dovetailed long drawers, dramatic exotic wood banding throughout, 91-3/4 x 39 x 20 in.

Provenance: Property from the Estate of Gerald J. and Rosalie Kahn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


possible restorations to legs (later bracing to frame interior obscures possible joint), brasses replaced, unusual ebonized finials appear to be original, very minor glue repair at one door frame, other scattered minor veneer repairs and flaws