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    Description

    A Wooton Desk Co. Renaissance Revival Walnut Desk, Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1880
    Marks: MANUFACTURED BY, WOOTON DESK MANF. CO., INDIANAPOLIS, IND., W.S. WOOTON'S PATENT, OCT. 6, 1874
    76 x 42-1/2 x 28-1/2 inches (193.0 x 108.0 x 72.4 cm)

    The desk accented with burl wood panels to exterior and interior, stepped pediment topped with three gadrooned finials and applied foliate elements, above two curve-topped doors each with applied roundels and swag elements in relief, the doors opening on cast metal hinges to reveal forty paper postcard-size boxes each with metal pulls to one side and the other side with document and letter rack compartments of various sizes, the center with drop front desk and leather writing surface revealing additional letter compartments and drawers, all above four central drawers flanked by additional horizontal and vertical document compartments, and resting on fitted castors.



    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Exquisite craftmanship with rich expressive grain throughout and original hardware, two hinged doors open to reveal a drop front desk and compartmented interior, some minor marks and faint scratches to leather writing surface as is expected with age and use, otherwise presenting well.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    June
    22nd Tuesday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    June
    22nd Tuesday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 61001-61275) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
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    Dallas, TX 75261



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