Antique Colonial Mfg Sheraton Flame Mahogany George Washington Writing Desk 48"


$1,487.50

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Description

Colonial Manufacturing Company solid mahogany "George Washington" writing table. A rectangular form fashioned after Sheraton styling. Made from mahogany with crotch or flame mahogany veneer drawer fronts. Features seven drawers, brass bail hardware, ornamental medallions and removable letter holders. The desk is supported by 8 turned, fluted and tapered legs leading to brass capped arrow feet.

The original 1789 George Washington Writing Table is currently on display in the governors room in New York City's City Hall. A federal period piece that was used by Washington when it was located in Federal Hall, the first capitol building for the United States where he was inaugurated as President.

Colonial Manufacturing Co.
1906 - 1983
Manufacturer of hall or "Grandfather" clocks, library and living room furniture in sold mahogany, and spinet desks in Mission, Colonial Revival, and oriental lacquered styles.

Condition

Good Antique Condition; some distressing to the top from use as well as edge wear. Slight fading and past repair to one of the letter boxes along the top.

Dimensions

24" x 48" x 34.75", surfce 30.25", knee 18.75" x 24"