Flip top desk

Oct 01, 2020. 13:02 UTC
Flip Top Desk
Gary
United States of America

Category
Cabinets

Acquired from
Gallery/Dealer

For sale
Yes
Description

Oak flip top small desk unit. Beautiful patina, unique piece. All aprts orginal including including 1 piece of glass on door. Missing key to door lock. 30.25" w x 54" h x 12.25" deep when closed, 27" deep when top is opened.

Provenance

Purchased 1979, in West Virgina from Small rural antique shop. Refinished with rubbed oil finish

Answered within about 1 hour
Oct 01, 14:12 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Insurance Value

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Gary,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Colonial Revival style oak slant-lid desk and bookcase
American, 20th Century
The top surmounted by a shaped and foliate carved backsplash, over a slant-lid opening to a divided interior, over two glazed (glass) cabinet doors opening to a shelved interior, over a single long drawer over a shaped apron.
30 1/4 inches high, 54 inches wide, 12 1/4 inches deep (closed); 27 inches deep (open)
PROVENANCE: acquired from a WV antique store in 1979
$200-300*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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