Queen Anne style double pedestal desk or dressing table, elm and oak with deal secondary and oyster/burlwood veneer. Plain rectangular elm wood top with burlwood cleated ends over one long drawer, over an arched open kneehole section flanked by two short drawers and two cabinet doors. All drawers are beaded and dovetailed with burl oyster veneer and original engraved bat wing brass pulls. Molded base with short bracket feet. Burlwood veneer sides. 32 3/8" H x 35 5/8" W x 19" D. English, mid/late 19th century. Provenance: a Nashville, Tennessee estate. CONDITION: Top with replaced back strip (3/8" wide); couple of areas of replaced veneer to front sides (up to 1 1/2"), shrinkage cracks to side, feet possibly shortened and later replacements. 2 interior shelves are later replacements.
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