Louis XV style French cherry lift top desk circa 1950. Hand made with the finest perfectly matched French cherry wood. Note the all over wooden pin construction, drawer with wide hand cut dovetails, leather writing surface, and graceful cabriole legs. Original key. Measures 29.5 inches wide, 20 inches deep, 33 inches high to the back, and 28 inches high to the writing surface. The lid adds another 15 inches to the writing surface when open. There is ample leg room under the writing surface for a normal size desk chair. The knee space is 24 inches high by 25.5 inches wide.
Georgian Chippendale mahogany arm chair, England, circa 1800. Slip seat newly upholstered in cream cotton damask. Measures 38.25 high to back, 18.5 high to seat, 22" wide at back, 28" wide at arms, and 22" deep.
Early American drop front paymaster's desk circa 1840-1860. Excellent original condition with secret compartment and full interior. The interior was designed to hold daily ledgers. The case is solid mahogany and the interior is maple with birdseye maple drawer fronts. Measures 59” high, 29" high to the writing surface, 33” wide at the case, 35.75" wide at the crest, 9.5" deep at the top, and 20.5" deep at the base.
Ottoman scribe's brass travel inkwell and pen holder circa 1860 in excellent original condition. Measures 10 inches long. Wonderful deeply etched botannical designs.
Early Massachusetts lift-top advertising box with original red washed surface, circa 1840. Inner paper reads "W. I. GOODS, which he will sell VERY LOW for cash, Palm Leaf Hats or approved credit. Those wishing to purchase as above, will do well to call and examine for themselves before purchasing elsewhere. All kinds of Country produce taken in exchange for Goods. CHARLES B. MOSELY. New Salem, Aug. 1840." This charming box is 8.5 inches wide, 4 inches deep and 2 inches high.