Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

June 17, 2023: Premier Americana – Day Two

Sat, Jun 17, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2296


Estimate: $200 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

VIRGINIA CHERRY FALL-FRONT DESK, dovetailed case featuring hinged fall-board concealing a developed interior, over four graduated drawers with period brass pulls, solid ends, raised on ogee bracket feet. Pine secondary wood. Retains an old surface with warm color. Late 18th/early 19th century. 41" H, 39 3/4" W, 20" D.
Catalogue Note: The present desk was owned by Judge George Whitley and his wife Alice Rowell Whitley, who resided at 220 South Church Street, Smithfield, Virginia. 
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Good condition, old patches to interior hinge areas, replaced feet, lid with shrinkage cracks, and with wear. 

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Property of a Beverly, MA private collection.
Descended in a Smithfield, VA estate.