Offered by: Albert Joseph Gallery
NYDC, 200 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 908.502.5018 Showrooms


1988 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
United States

19th Century American Birds Eye Maple Desk

$ 14,000
  • Description
    American 19th Century Birdseye Maple Desk attributed to H. Stowell & Son Cabinet Makers, (1828-98) Vermont 1850-60. Beautiful writing desk consisting of three stepped upper panels (left, right, back) and four legs made of solid Birdseye Maple. Substructure, tops and drawer are of pine with Birdseye Maple veneer. Stepped top having three letter compartments with a large single lower front drawer set within a box apron frame on elegantly turned Birdseye Maple legs terminating to peg tapered feet set on spheres. This is a rare important American 19th century desk in original condition having a glorious amber patina with wonderful glowing color. Some fading to the writing platform, openings in the wood grain in areas of the top shelf, worn through in small areas. Handmade in Vermont having a very individual style influenced from American Shaker while being of the time period but not conforming to traditional Shaker simple and utilitarian style. Structurally sound, strong and sturdy for practical everyday use. In good overall antique condition having signs of use and wear commiserate with age. Attribution / H. (Horace) Stowell & Son (Alonzo Stowell) Cabinet makers Londonderry, Vermont middle 19th Century. H. Stowell & Son are listed as cabinetmakers with an annual production of twelve bureaus, thirty tables and stands in the 1860 Industrial Census.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, Vermont
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Birds Eye Maple, Pine
    Condition: Good. In good condition, structurally strong Sturdy. Separations and fading to tops, Capable of every day use.
    Creation Date: 1850
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: AJG537
    Incollect Reference #: 597679
  • Dimensions
    W. 34 in; H. 39.5 in; D. 21 in;
    W. 86.36 cm; H. 100.33 cm; D. 53.34 cm;
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