Antique Limbert Mission Quarter Sawn White Oak Writing Desk With Side Bookcase
A rare signed Limbert mission white oak desk. Classic mission oak design from the Arts & Crafts period. This piece is made of solid quarter-sawn white (tiger) oak and has a very useful built-in bookcase on one side and one long drawer with original brasses. Appears to be in its original finish. Signed with the Limbert branded mark on the inside of the drawer.
Age: circa 1910
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Condition: Condition consistent with age and use. Noted issues include minor loss/damage to wood in places, discoloration, loss of veneer to underside of drawer (this is the only piece of veneer on the whole desk), and separation to top boards. All typical for a well-kept piece from this period. Nothing that detracts from the beauty and usability of the desk.
Dimensions: 42" x 28" x 29 1/2". Shelves: 6" & 17.5" from floor. Knee hole width 26" at ground, reducing to 20.5 at the top.