Secretary Desk w/ Hutch

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$2,000
Inherited
antique furniture
Aptos USA
Description from user:

Victorian Secretary Desk w/ removable hutch. Plaque on desk reads "Hampton & Sons, Pall Mall East, London" Has some grill work expertly repaired and a slightly bowed writing drop down board otherwise in good condition.

Passed down from my great English grandmother who lived in Southern England and London. Never has been exhibited.

Answered within 1 day
Aug 02, 22:41 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,000 - $1,500 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$2,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi David,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Georgian style carved mahogany lady's desk and bookcase
Made by Hampton and Sons, London, In the Chinese taste, early 20th Century
In two sections, the upper a glazed (glass) bookcase with arched pitch pediment with pierced fret over a case fitted with hinged doors and blind fret decoration to the frame, the lower section with a slant-lid desk with blind fretwork decoration opening to a divided interior, over a long drawer with blind-fretwork facade, all raised on square tapering legs with pierced returns, joined by a demi-shelf stretcher.
82 inches high, 33 inches wide, 19 inches deep
CONDITION: Client warrants the condition to be with "some grill work expertly repaired and a slightly bowed writing drop down board otherwise in good condition."
PROVENANCE: inherited
$1000-1,500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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