Secretary and bookcase

Aug 28, 2021. 16:39 UTC
Secretary and bookcase
Bernadette
United States of America

Category
Cabinets

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Maybe
Description

Possibly burl wood, claw/paw legs, flip down top to desk Glass doors of hutch have a wooden geometric lattice design and topped with an arched split top with a pinnacle. There are 3 tiers of shelves 71" tall (not including arched split top), 30" wide, 16" deep 4 curved drawers w/ornate metal pulls below desk

Provenance

unknown

Answered within about 3 hours
Aug 28, 19:15 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$600 - $900 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$900 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Bernadette,

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

A Chippendale/Federal transitional style mahogany desk-and-bookcase
early 20th Century
In two parts, the upper part surmounted by a broken swan's neck pediment over a cabinet fitted with two glazed and mullioned doors opening to a shelved interior, the lower section with slant-lid desk opening to a divided writing interior, over reverse-serpentine case fitted with four long drawers, all on ball-and-claw feet.
height 71 inches (not including arched split top), width 30 inches, depth 16 inches
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition commensurate to age and use.
$600-900*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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