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Rare Baltimore Desk Fetches Over Half-Million Dollars at Christie’s

Courtesy Citybizlist – A rare Federal desk and bookcase, presumed to be Baltimore 1800 – 1810, was estimated to sell for $150,000 to $300,000 at Christie’s Important American Furniture sale on September 25th.  In fact, the satinwood-inlaid, Verre Eglomise (reverse-painted glass) mahogany cylinder desk realized $567,750. The Federal desk and bookcase, which was discovered to have been in Argentina for […]