Black Rock Galleries

Antique Marquetry & Parcel Ebonized Mechanical Cylinder Desk - Original Purchase Price $19,200

Winning Bid $648.00

Location: Stamford, CT

Item #: 109399
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A neoclassical mechanical cylinder desk, probably North German, circa 1780. The desk with a pull out work top that raises the door as it slides out. The door conceals a fitted interior with three drawers above two compartments. The top of the cabinet with two inlaid drawers below a pierced gallery. An additional drawer beneath the slide with a bronze escutcheon and key. The desk is raised on tapering fluted legs.
Purchased from Epel & Lacroze Antiques, New York City in 2000 for $19,200.
Dimensions: 37" W, 50 3/4" H to top of gallery, 21 1/2" D
Condition: old minor repairs, nics, chips, wear, consistent with age and use. Overall good condition.