Desks

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A superior American Federal mahogany and three-line satinwood and ebony inlaid  gentleman’s writing desk, likely New York City, circa 1795-1815. The top drawer, the front of which features two oval Neoclassical panels, framed by corresponding astragal cornered inlays, opens by … Continue reading

An outstanding Baltimore or Philadelphia Federal inlaid mahogany “butler’s” desk, circa 1795-1810, with exuberant and vibrant color and inlays. The desk is in exceptional condition and has no repair or restorations of note (For a larger image, simply click on … Continue reading

A New York Federal cylinder desk with Federal eagle inlaid prospect door, signed and dated by the maker, Thomas Timpson, 1786 SOLD TO A WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTOR If you are interested in acquiring a desk like this one, or if … Continue reading

An outstanding Salem, Massachusetts mahogany Federal serpentine front secretary, with a pediment with sunflower rosettes, circa 1785-1795 SOLD TO A VIRGINIA COLLECTOR If you are interested in acquiring a similar desk, or if you would like additional information about this … Continue reading

A very rare and desirable English George III Style Mahogany and Satinwood “Cylinder” Desk with a fitted interior, late nineteenth century An outstanding and very rare English Nineteenth Century George III Style Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid “Cylinder” Form Writing Desk, … Continue reading

A very fine late George III writing desk with extensive inlay and fire-gilt brass pulls. The top is inlaid with gilt-tooled hunter green leather THE GILLOWS WORKSHOP: Robert Gillow (1704-1772) Robert Gillow was born in Singleton in the Fylde, Lancashire … Continue reading

A New York Federal cylinder desk with Federal eagle inlaid prospect door, signed and dated by the maker, Thomas Timpson, 1786 Sold to a Winston-Salem, North Carolina collection