James shoolbred mahogany knee-hole desk

Feb 20, 2021. 20:18 UTC
James Shoolbred mahogany knee-hole desk
United States of America

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4'x2'4"x2'10" with two drawers on the back top and with a middle section for writing paper. The desk proper has 4 drawers on either side and one middle one. The top is of inlaid leather with a tooled border.


Purchased in an antique store in London, England in 1986.

Answered within 1 day
Feb 22, 11:13 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$800 - $1,200 USD

Insurance Value

$2,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Gayle,

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

A George III style mahogany double-pedestal kneehole desk
James Shoolbred, English, mid/late 19th Century
The rectangular molded edged top section fitted with three short drawers and surmounted by a superstructure for stationary and writing implements, each pedestal comprised of a stack of three long drawers, all on a box base.
28 inches high by 48 inches wide by 34 inches deep
CONDITION: wear commensurate with age and use
PROVENANCE: acquired at an antique dealer in London in 1986
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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