Early diminutive Chippendale maple slant lid desk, ca. 17760-1770, 34.5"W., Emerson/Gould family of Topsfield, MA., fought at the Battle of Lexington, on reverse an 1894 typed note "This desk was the property of my grandmother, daughter to John and Elizabeth Emerson. She married John Gould 1751 he was Capt of the Topsfield company which marched to Lexington April 1775 and later became Major", etc...
(Estimate: $2000-3000. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)
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