Slant-front desk

Slant-front desk
Walnut slant-frontdesk (HOA 42 3/4" LOA 37 1/2" DOA 21 1/2"). Step-down, tripartate interior. Applied molding between writing area and lower drawers. Interior and exterior drawers are banded with veneer. The center of the writing surface has a secret compartment with a sliding door. Three drawers in the case. Ball feet and bed molding are replaced. Locks and valances replaced. American, probably southeast Virginia, possibly Norfolk, from first quarter 18th century. The accompanying video describes the piece.
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Historic Hope Plantation
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
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