Locati LLC
Live Auction

Locati, LLC April 2023 Sale

Sun, Apr 16, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 181

Chippendale Mahogany Slant Front Desk

Estimate: $100 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$200,000 $10,000

A diminutive Chippendale carved mahogany slant front desk, third quarter 18th century, the hinged fall with breadboard ends enclosing a an interior fitted with pigeon holes and small drawers, above one long over two short drawers with shaped apron below, centered by a stylized scallop shell flanked by fluted quarter columns, raised on cabriole legs with shell carved knees, terminating in ball-and-claw feet. Height 39 1/2in; width 31 1/2in; depth 18 1/2in.From a New Jersey Estate.


Structurally sound. In an overall restored condition. The brass hardware has been replaced and in a second set of holes to drawer fronts. Scarring and ghost marks from earlier hardware. Shrinkage and horizontal age cracks to sides of case. The front left leg with an old break and repair to the knee. All four legs have been ended out with very old spliced repairs approximately 5-6" up from bottom of foot. The repairs are probably using period feet from another piece of furniture. Typical dings, dents, scuffs and surface scratches throughout. No keys. 

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All invoices must be paid for & picked up within 10 business days after the sale end. For payment, Bidsquare bidders can pay online with Stripe (with credit card convenience fee). Alternatively, we accept (in person) cash, Visa, Discover, MasterCard (with a credit card convenience fee), Money Order/Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer. NO PAYPAL. Locati, LLC uses third party shippers for ALL items. We offer the following suggested shippers: For small items (international & domestic shipping): Barry Wexler UPS Store #5342 215 657 5701 store5342@theupsstore.com Parcel Place 215 345 4930 parcelplace4387@outlook.com The Packaging Store 215 361 6940 hello@packandshipnow.com For furniture or shipping overseas: Moverman Bryant Martin 551 227 5633 bryant@gomoverman.com GoGo Delivery Irene Vunk 386 288 3024 gogodeliveryllc@gmail.com DAG Xpress (NYC vicinity) 646 836 9827 www.godagxpress.com Outward Bound Courier Logistics 413 854 3676 outwardboundcl@yahoo.com Ukay Nationwide Delivery (domestic moving coast to coast or to mid-west) 732 802 0900 www.ukaydelivery.com