NEW ENGLAND CHIPPENDALE INLAID MAHOGANY MINIATURE SLANT-FRONT DESK.Est. $600-$900
Sold: $2,400 ($2,000)
The rectangular top above the slant-front inlaid with a mariner’s compass, opening to reveal two long drawers centering a short drawer, above a central well flanked by scalloped valanced compartments, over four graduated drawers, raised on a molded base and shaped bracket feet. Height 7 ¼ inches, width 7 ½ inches, depth 3 ⅝ inches.
Provenance: Collection of William Richmond, Greenwich, Connecticut; Christie’s New York, January 24, 1987, lot 194.