LOUIS XV-STYLE LADIES DESKLouis XV-Style Ladies Desk, with gilt metal mounts, five drawers and a writing slide Dimensions: 31 1/2 x 37 x 23 in. (80 x 94 x 58.4 cm.) Provenance: The Walter and Donna Conn Estate; located within the desirable estate enclave of San Marino. Designed by the renowned architect Roland E. Coate in 1929, and built for a member of the Keck family, the gated Colonial Revival home graces over an acre of meticulously manicured park-like grounds. Formerly the USC Presidential Mansion. Condition:
VENETIAN ROCOCO REVIVAL LACQUERED LADIES DESK Venetian Rococo Revival lacquered wood ladies desk or writing table raised on tapered cabriole legs, having two drawers to front, floral motif painted to top surmounted with conforming protective glass. 29.5" H x 36" W x 23.5" D.
A SMALL FEDERAL TIGER MAPLE LADIES DESK. Ca. 1820 American, in two parts, with a tiger maple front and cherry sides and legs. The top section has two panel doors opening to reveal pigeon holes and dovetailed drawers, lower section has a hinged fold out lid with shuttle supports that create a writing surface, above two dovetailed drawers with early brass pulls, on turned legs. 42”H x 28” writing height x 27”W x 18”D. Provenance: Inside contains an 1825 inventory of John B. Jones. Sussman Collection.
A HOLLYWOOD REGENCY STYLE LADIES DESK A Hollywood Regency style ladies desk, in the manner of Barbara Barry, having an embossed leather writing surface, above the five drawer case, and rising on tapered legs, 30.5"h x 63"w x 30"d
CHIPPENDALE STYLE BLOCK AND SHELL DESKAmerican Chippendale style mahogany blockfront ladies desk or dressing table with carved shells, in the Newport, Rhode Island style. Triple carved shell and block design, dovetailed drawers, and bracket feet. 33 3/4" H x 36 3/4" W x 20 1/4" D, Late 19th to early 20th century. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Some water stains to top. Minor separation to foot return on left front leg from base. Losses to one back rear bottom foot facing. Overall general wear.
BOSTON SHERATON MAHOGANY LADIES DESKopens out to a felt writing surface with cubbies and storage below, three drawers above and a side drawer, with keys, on casters. Finish wear, loss, age cracks, old scratches to top. 36 3/4" high, 29" wide, 20" deep. Provenance: Property of a New York Collector.
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CHINOISERIE LADIES DESK, 19TH CChinoiserie Ladies Desk, 19th c, English, with an inset brown leather writing surface above three frieze drawers resting on a pair of pedestals, each consisting of three drawers fitted with tear drop handles, decorated with Chinese landscape scenes showing birds and flowers, on plinth base, 29"h x 46 1/2"w x 23"d, good condition.
LOUIS XV STYLE BURLWOOD LADIES DESK AND BOOKCASEprobably French, early 20th century, highly figured burlwood veneers with lightwood banding, bookcase top with two glazed doors, brass gallery, and bronze mounts, lower section with two serpentine drawers, cabriole legs with bronze mounts, dovetailed drawers with mahogany linings, 48-1/2 x 30 x 19 in.
Provenance: Private Collection, Kingsport, Tennessee
scattered veneer chips and repairs with some losses and scattered paint retouch, minor cracks and distress to top board, distress and some veneer loses at bottom of feet
GEORGE II STYLE CARVED FIGURED WALNUT LADIES DESKBritish, late 19th century, highly figured walnut veneers, fitted desk interior with leather writing surface over three dovetailed drawers, on carved and parcel gilt frame with carved feet, pierced carved skirt, 37 x 24-12 x 18 in.
Provenance: From the Estate of T. Kenneth and Karin Ellis, "Stepping Stones", Hot Springs, Virginia
warping to lid, losses to drawer pulls, scattered veneer chips, distress, cracks, and repairs, scratches and some veneer bubbling to desk interior
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