Wonderful Boston block front desk with ball & claw feet and center drop.
The feet are unusually tall which gives the desk excellent visual lift.
The blocking is bold and crisp all made of deep rich mahogany.
As all Boston desks of this period (1770) the interior is divided into five vertical sections. In this version the drawers are on the top of the cubbie-holes (while others are reversed).
The center prospect door has block and shell headed carving.
R. Joregensen Antiques offers one of New Englands largest collections of antiques just north of Boston in Wells, Maine. We are proud to be a member of the Antiques Dealers' Association of America, Maine Antiques Dealers Association, and the New Hampshire Antiques Dealer Association.
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