Federal Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Slant-lid Desk, possibly southern United States, early 19th century, the string-inlaid and crossbanded thumbmolded lid opening to an interior of six drawers, two document drawers, and six compartments centering a prospect door, over a case with four graduated, cockbeaded and string-inlaid drawers and chevron-inlaid canted stiles, raised on flaring French feet, (damage), ht. 44, wd. 43, dp. 21 1/4 in.
cracking, loss, and separation to veneer throughout
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