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OUTSTANDING AND RARE WOOTON STYLE GRAIN PAINTED DESK. In researching this desk, we could not find reference to a non-hardwood Wooton desk made by the Wooton Factory. This may have been a factory special order or a copy from a Maine cabinetmaker. Its style is reminiscent of country furniture with the function of a high style desk. The desk originates from the Kingfield, Maine area and is purported to have descended from the founder of Kingfield, Maine and the Winters Family. Mustard and brown grain painting. Desk has carved gallery top, two large swinging doors, one holds 40 square compartments, the other, 15 compartments. Interior has multi-drawer compartments and letter files. Pierced carved interior fretwork, fold down writing surface, all supported on two trestle type legs. SIZE: 58″h x 35 1/2″w x 21″d. CONDITION: Very good with only some minor imperfections. 9-91602 (4,000-8,000)

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Auction: Fine Art, Antiques & Asian - Samoset 2002
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