Stratford, CT Queen Anne Slant Front Desk by
  • Title:Stratford, CT Queen Anne Slant Front Desk
  • Inv.#:SHF229
  • Size:H 45.38in x W 41.38in x D 21.5in
    ( H 115cm x W 105cm x D 55cm )
  • Price:$28,000
  • The Beard Family Queen Anne Connecticut Slant Front Desk Attributed to Ebenezer Hubbell, having a cherry (front) and sycamore (sides) case in original red stain with black varnish, possessing four graduated dra... READ MORE
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Stratford, CT Queen Anne Slant Front Desk
SHF229
H 45.38in x W 41.38in x D 21.5in
The Beard Family Queen Anne Connecticut Slant Front Desk Attributed to Ebenezer Hubbell, having a cherry (front) and sycamore (sides) case in original red stain with black varnish, possessing four graduated drawers. The bottom drawer has a nicely carved convex shell. The desk is supported on four finely modeled bandy legs with carved Spanish feet. The interior has a pullout center section with prospect door flanked by pilaster column document drawers along with eight valance compartments with drawers below. Secondary woods include Red Oak (drawer sides), Poplar (drawer backs) and pine (drawer bottoms). Dimensions: 41 3/8” W x 45 3/8” H x 21 ½” D (includes feet) and 33 ½” H (writing surface) Condition: Restoration to rear feet. Drying crack in lid. Replaced brasses Provenance: Descended in the Beard Family of Milford, CT Stratford, CT - Circa 1770 Reference: The Pre-Industrial Joiner in Western Connecticut, 1750- 1800,” American Furniture, The Chipstone Foundation, 1995, page 130 for a similar example
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