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Fri, Jan 19, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 121

(2) KITTINGER MAHOGANY WRITING DESK & CHAIR

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

(lot of 2) Writing desk and chair, including: (1) American mahogany desk, Kittinger, New York, 20th c., inset gilt-stamped leather writing surface, keyboard drawer framed by two small drawers, reverse with faux drawer fronts, turned legs, on casters, mars to leather top, approx 30"h, 61"w, 29.75"d, (1) Victorian style side chair, rolled back with button-tufted upholstery, spindled lower rail, padded seat, on turned front legs, approx 34.75"h, 17.25"d, 19.75"d, seat height: 19.5"h Start Price: $200.00

Condition

01.09.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 121: As described there is mars to the leather top, additionally I note that the desk and chair are sturdy and structurally sturdy, the leather exhibits light surface wear such as some water rings and impressions, as well as typical minor abrasions, there is also light typical surface wear to the trim surrounding leather and the legs, I observe patination of metal hardware, and the drawers operates smoothly, the chair upholstery and button tufts are well-maintained and remains taut to the frame, I note a minor chip to the left side of the lowermost edge of the seat back, the legs of the chair display minute evidence of old woodworm<br><br>Detailed condition reports are not included in this catalog. For additional information, including condition reports, please utilize the ASK A QUESTION tab found in each lot. All lots are sold as is and where is. No statement regarding the age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Austin Auction Gallery does not give refunds. Austin Auction Gallery does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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