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Desk and bookcase, bombé base

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Scroll pediment with flame finials. Shaped-paneled doors flanked by fluted pilasters with Ionic capitals. Shelves and pigeonholes inside, shell carved. Candles slides. Slant lid over 4 graduated drawers in bombe base. Claw and ball feet, shaped pendant from molded rail.

Provenance

"the M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts."

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

American, about 1760

Object Place

Probably Boston, New England, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-century American Arts no. 21

Dimensions

Overall: 248 x 106.7 x 61 cm (97 5/8 x 42 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

39.181

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, white pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes