Description

    An Austro-Hungarian Biedermeier Rosewood and Tiger Maple Knee-Hole Rolltop Desk, 19th century
    52 h x 42 w x 32 d inches (132.1 x 106.7 x 81.3 cm)

    PROPERTY FROM THE RITTER ANTIK COLLECTION

    Six drawers to interior, four pigeonholes, pigeonholes remove to reveal two hidden drawers behind, writing surface to interior extends to an area of 31-1/2 x 47 inches. Matching veneered with walnut on pine on all sides for free standing, interior in maple and bird's eye maple.

    Notice: Prospective purchasers are advised that there may be prohibitions or a special CITES permit required to export property containing materials from endangered species or banned material, including but not limited to ivory, tortoiseshell, and rosewood. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to export this lot out of the United States.


    Condition Report*:

    A significant amount of scotch tape to interior from use as an office desk, errant nicking and scratching, age crack spanning length of outer desk cover, vertical age-crack to side of case, other errant age-related cracks and wear, with wear commensurate with age and use.

    *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. 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    8th-10th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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