39 West Street Litchfield, CT 08759 , United States Call Seller 860.567.9693


Chippendale Slant Top Desk, c. 1785

$ 11,000
  • Description
    Probably Connecticut River Valley, ca. 1785. The interior is fitted with a central fan carved drawer initialed "TH", flanked by pigeon holes with shaped valences above small drawers. The finely carved desk lid above four graduated drawers with string inlay on the drawer faces is supported by a dovetailed bracket base.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Cherry, white pine secondary woods.
    Condition: Fair. Replaced brass but period, minor cracks to a few foot facings, customary wear, otherwise in fine condition.
    Creation Date: Circa 1785
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Chippendale
    Dealer Reference #: F-CP-STD 014
    Incollect Reference #: 93621
  • Dimensions
    W. 37 in; H. 42 in; D. 18 in;
    W. 93.98 cm; H. 106.68 cm; D. 45.72 cm;
Message from Seller:

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques was established in 1992. The three story historic building located “on the green” in Litchfield, features an extensive inventory of Americana from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Here you will find an extraordinary collection of furniture, folk art, weathervanes, sculpture, Oriental carpets, and related decorative pieces as well as distinctive European furniture and original works of art.

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