Antique Asian Desk

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June 3, 2024
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Hi Kimberly, Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is: An antique George III style Chinoiserie black and scarlet gilt japanned secretary bookcase 20th Century In two sections. The broken domed cornice centering a gilt finial and flanked by gilt finials, over tombstone-profile cabinet doors opening to a divided interior with short drawers and pigeon holes; the lower case with slant lid opening to an amphitheater interior with pigeon holes and short drawers, over a case fitted with two stacks of short drawers over two long drawers, all on a box base. The exterior with black and gilt japanning, the interior with scarlet and gilt japanning. 81 inches tall, 40-1/2 inches wide, 20 inches deep CONDITION: This desk-and-bookcase appears to be in very good condition. PROVENANCE: Inherited $4,000-5,000* *represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary. Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, or questions/concerns, and thank you again for using Mearto. ~ Delia