Starr Antiques

Starr Antiques

Oxbow Drop Front Desk

(Item: OXBOW)

OXBOW

PROMINENT BREAST  DRAWER

BALL AND CLAW FEET

Brasses formed to curvature

Distinctive carved shell pendant at the bottom of the base rail is partially missing.

Shaped knee brackets and the bold, sharply defined ball and claw feet are glued and reinforced with glueblocks.

The legs are tenoned to the case.

The desk top is half-blind dovetailed to the sides.

For a nearly identical example see : NEW ENGLAND FURNITURE AT WINTERTHUR,

QUEEN ANNE AND CHIPPENDALE PERIODS

PAGE 423



Circa:  1750-1790 Period:  Federal
W. 41 3/4″  D. 21 1/4″  Ht. 44″ 
SOLD
Compare talons to Winterthur's example
Compare talons to Winterthur's example
Fully articulated talons on three sides and a partial talon on the back
Fully articulated talons on three sides and a partial talon on the back
Underside of top drawer
Underside of top drawer

Shop Location, Hours, and Contact Information

Starr Antiques is now on line, on Facebook, and occasional shows.

Denver, CO 80210
USA
sally@starrantiques.com
(303) 399-4537

Subscribe to my email list.
Privacy Policy:  Your email address will be kept confidential and not shared with any outside organization. It will be used strictly as a cost-effective and speedy method of communication.