SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim

SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim

SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim
The country’s largest collection of fine Classical & Colonial Furniture… Just steps from the RISD Museum & John Brown House. Tel (401) 272.3200. Tollfree (888) 884.5336. An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim. Probably a commissioned piece, for an astute individual who wanted a small 36 in. Queen Anne style desk with a fully-developed, entirely removable amphitheater interior offering 39 visible drawers, a recessed well, and 2 cleverly conceived hiding places with additional hidden drawers. A ranking sea captain and/or his patron, as it, no doubt, was quite costly to produce. Also, the design is quite exceptional, with every piece of the interior removable. Under the deskwell are interesting secret places (see images) and behind the prospect door are little boxes that come out, I imagine, for putting coins or gold. As far as the woods are concerned, we were quite surprised at seeing quartered oak. (which we expect in an English piece, that type of wood not found in the Pacific). Also, the use of mahogany and not the more local hardwoods available, i. Consequently, we feel this desk is quite an exceptional treasure and with its small size 36 in. , is quite functional and compact. It is true to the Queen Anne construction style throughout. The locks are all original, and quite large in size. All the brasses are original. Width: 36 1/2 in. Depth: 22 1/4 in. All offerings are in fine condition with no major repairs or replacements unless otherwise indicated in description. Item must be insured in full. The item “SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim” is in sale since Saturday, October 5, 2013. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\Pre-1800″. The seller is “stanleyweiss” and is located in Providence, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Type: Desks & Secretaries
  • Style: Queen Anne
  • Region of Origin: Asia

SWC-An Important Queen Anne Desk, early 18th century, China/Pacific Rim