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Posted 7 years ago


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I inherited this Chippendale (Colonial Revival in today's terms) mahogany desk from my Aunt Helen who recently passed away at the age of 103! It was produced by Maddox, who made high quality colonial reproductions between the 1920s and 1950s. I'm told because of the details, it's probably on the older end, 20s or 30s. Although it looks empty in the photos, we do use it and I confess I removed the clutter before taking the pictures!


  1. David Barron, 6 years ago
    is this for sale? whats your price?
  2. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 6 years ago
    Just noticed your question. No, sorry, it's not for sale.
  3. WoodyH, 6 years ago
    Never heard of Maddox before but judging from this piece they must have produced some really top quality pieces.
  4. basicamyl, 5 years ago
    I have a Maddox drop front secretary and need to do some work on it. Is there a way to remove the desk insert to make it easier to work on?

    Thanks for any information
  5. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 5 years ago
    Sorry I can't help you, basicamyl.
  6. RitaAnne, 2 years ago
    Looking at your desk, from the research I've done on secret compartments, there are probably one or two in your desk, behind the columns on each side of the central small door. Sometimes there is another at the back of the central compartment. You may know about this already, but when item are inherited often their secrets are not.

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