Rare Queen Anne Desk on Frame

Rare Queen Anne Desk on Frame
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Rare Queen Anne Desk on FrameRare Queen Anne Desk on Frame
Connecticut, ca. 1750.
Sycamore, white pine secondary woods
Fine condition, brasses appear to be original although a few have been moved, minor repair to the front left foot due to wear, retains a late 19th c. varnish finish.
Provenance: E.F. Simmons, 1896.
Mrs. Morgan J. Buckley, Hartford, CT, family descent.
 
In a rare diminutive size this compact and well proportioned desk on frame is most likely from the Connecticut River Valley. The desk opens to a fitted interior with shaped valences and pigeon holes over drawers. The desk is fitted to a frame with moldings and is supported by cabriole or "bandy" legs with a shaped apron ending on pad feet.
Dimensions: 
38 7/8"h x 31 1/4"h (writing) x 28 1/2"w x 19"d
Item ID: F-CP-STD 016W