ROCKBRIDGE CO., SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA WALNUT DIMINUTIVE PLANTATION DESK, two-piece construction, the upper section with applied cove-molded cornice (removable top board concealing a shallow secret well) above a hinged drop-down triple fielded-panel writing lid concealing a fitted interior; the lower section with two-board rectangular top over a single full drawer raised on fine ring-turned legs. Yellow pine and poplar secondary woods. Beautiful early surface with rich, dark color. Descended in a Rockbridge Co., Va family. Mid 19th century. 58 3/8" H, 37 3/8" W, 22 3/8" D. Provenance: From a Rockbridge Co., VA estate collection.
Excellent condition with minor wear to surface. Minor cracks and wear to hinged writing lid.