Federal Mahogany Tambour Desk, America, early 19th century, the desk with tambour doors opening to an interior of four drawers, six valanced compartments, and two document compartments, over a case with fall-front lid revealing a green baize writing surface, and three banded and cockbeaded long drawers, supported on turned legs and casters, (refinished), ht. 55 1/4, wd. 39, dp. 19 1/2 in.
looseness to the valances of the interior, minor loss to the cornice molding, splits and separation of veneer, some abrassions to lid, a hole cut into the baize surface,and a 1-inch strip of veneer missing under a drawer
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.