AMERICAN, PROBABLY NEW ENGLAND, FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY KNEEHOLE DESK / DRESSING TABLE, hinged slant lid featuring barberpole line-inlaid decoration above a central recessed hinged cabinet door flanked by banks of three scratch-beaded graduated drawers, above applied base molding. Pine secondary wood. Old surface with rich color. First quarter 19th century. 17 3/4" H, 25 1/4" W, 12 3/8" D. Provenance: Property from the estate of John R. Salak, Amissville, VA.
Very good condition overall, with minor wear and cracks. Possible small repairs to upper stiles. Brass knobs probably old replacements.