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Ladies' Rosewood Writing Desk, New York, mid 19th Century
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This compact desk was probably manufactured in New York by one of the fine woodworking shops of the time, i.e. J. & J.W. Meeks. This is revealed by the exceedingly fine craftsmanship evidenced throughout its construction such as the fretwork above the open gallery.The slide front writing surface opens to a full writing surface above a long drawer for storage, again, the dovetailing and tightness of construction speak for themselves. The reeded Sheraton style leg is screwed in, obviously to facilitate transportation.

Height: 46 1/4 in.  Width: 31 1/4 in.   Depth: 20 1/4 in. - 32 1/4 in. < /strong>

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Price: $ 6,500

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