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Thu, Sep 8, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 99

Chippendale Inlaid Carved Stained Cherry Slant-Front Secretary Bookcase, Attributed to Daniel Ames

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

6 ft. 9 3/4 in. x 45 x 22 1/4 in.

Condition

Seam separations on corners of cornice. Missing one of dentil moldings. Shrinkage and age cracks to door panels. The fitted interior with rubbing and ink stains. Nicks to the reeded molding on top of lower part. The slant-front with rubbing from pullout slides. Replaced drawer handles. Two drawers missing their locks. Interior drawer bottoms with some shrinkage and scattered ink stains. Age crack approx. 12 in. long on right side and approx. 8 in. on left side. The lower part with one loose back board. The feet with further seam separations, scuffs and nicks. In generally good condition. Structurally sound. With one key for upper case.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.