Lot 164

Pennsylvania Chippendale Cherry Slant Front Desk, 18th Century

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

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 Pennsylvania Chippendale Cherry Slant Front Desk, Third Quarter 18th Century. The rectangular top with blind dovetails over a hinged fall with mitered corners and thumb molded edge, enclosing an interior fitted with a central prospect door with applied carved swags to reveal a removable bank of small drawers and pigeon holes, concealing two secret drawers to the reverse, flanked by engaged colonettes with flame finals to the document drawer fronts, further flanked by four valanced pigeon holes and two small over one large drawer to either side, all above four graduated beaded drawers flanked by fluted quarter columns over a molded base, raised on ogee bracket feet. Pine secondary wood, having full depth dust boards.

Dimensions: Height 45 1/2in; width 40 1/2in; depth 23in; case width 38in.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of C. Thomas Attix Jr., East Windsor, New Jersey.


Structurally sound. Retaining an old, dark and dry surface. the front left foot with a break and glued-repair to foot facing along the left side. Several small repairs to beading around drawers. The hardware appears to be original. Several glue blocks replaced to the underside. General marks, wear, nicks, abrasions, scuffs, surface scratches and small losses overall. All drawers retain locks. The prospect door with key, no other 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

Locati, LLC does NOT ship/pack any items. We suggest the following: UPS Store (215) 657-5701 Store5342@theupsstore.com Parcel Place 215-345-4930 Parcelplace4387@outlook.com The Packaging Store (215) 361-6940 Hello@PackandShipNow.com Outward Bound Courier Logistics (furniture) (413) 854-3676 outwardboundcl@yahoo.com Ukay Nationwide Delivery (furniture) (732) 802-0900 Plycon Transportation Group (furniture) (631) 973-3088