Lot 934

Empire Style Mahogany Gilt-Metal Mounted Desk

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


Empire Style Mahogany Gilt-Metal Mounted Desk, the rectangular top with slanted center section opening to a satinwood lined interior with pigeonholes and drawers, surmounted by a glass shelf fitted for ink wells and writing implements further surmounted by a hinged divided compartment flanked by two drawers on either side, the lower section with an arrangement of 9 drawers raised on square tapering legs ending in animal paw feet. This was John Duncan's personal desk where he spent countless hours researching and writing.

Measurements: Height: 46 1/2 in. x Width: 54 in. x Depth: 31 1/2 in.


Good condition, old marks scratches and stains, some chipping to edges, upper left drawer molded edge detached, one handle missing, one handle off.