PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE CHERRY MINIATURE SLANT-FRONT DESK, CIRCA 1780.Est. $1,000-$2,000
Sold: $2,040 ($1,700)
The rectangular top above the slant-front opening to reveal four deeply scalloped valanced compartments over a pair of drawers, above four long graduated cockbeaded drawers, fitted with a brass escutcheon and pulls, raised on a molded base and spurred ogee bracket feet. Height 15 ⅞ inches, width 12 inches, depth 9 ¼ inches.Provnenance: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., Americana Collection of the Late Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, Part One, April 1944, pp. 122-123, lot 489; Bernard & S. Dean Levy Inc., New York.