Writing table with marquetry inlay

Dec 19, 2020. 23:20 UTC
Writing table with marquetry inlay
rhonda
United States of America

Category
Antique tables

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

A vintage or antique writing table with marquetry inlay and tapered legs. I rescued this distressed table from a neighborhood store where it was sitting in a corner. One image shows what it looked like before a little wood wax. It measured 29 inches tall, by 28 inches wide and 18 inches deep. It was attractive before I applied the feed and wax. It has condition issues on the inlay section of the urn. It is also missing the drawer! I would like to restore it.

Provenance

unknown

Answered within about 19 hours
Dec 20, 18:28 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$400 - $600 USD

Insurance Value

$1,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Rhonda,

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

A Neoclassical style marquetry inlaid walnut writing desk
Probably Continental, late 19th Century
The rectangular top with line-inlaid border and lush foliate and urn marquetry inlay to the center featuring cornucopia and flowers, all raised on tall square tapering legs.
29 inches tall, 28 inches wide, 18 inches deep
CONDITION: lacking drawer
PROVENANCE: acquired from a neighborhood antique store
$400-600 in current condition*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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