PO Box 2135
Asheville, NC 28802
Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
May 20, 2023
attributed to John and Thomas Seymour, circa 1810, finely constructed, upper section with two dovetailed drawers with highly figured inlaid banding and surround, inlaid tambour cylinder opening to finely fitted interior with six highly figured drawers and pale blue painted cubby holes with baize lined writing slide, over three additional inlaid drawers, on turned and reeded legs with turned rosettes, set on casters, 44 x 35 x 22 in.
fine condition and integrity overall, brasses and baize writing surface replaced, some slight sun fading, break and repair at one front leg with some color retouch, other surface wear and minor cracks to legs, typical minor veneer and inlay repairs, other typical flaws
Christie's, June 2, 1990, lot 210;
Northeast Auctions, March 3, 2001, lot 851 (sold $125,000);
Collection of Jean and Jim Barrow
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