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Louis XVI-style Vernis Martin Cabinet

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
566
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XVI-style Vernis Martin Cabinet, France, 20th century, gilt-bronze ornament crest over two glazed panel doors, surmounting two painted doors with figural scenes in a landscape, one interior glass shelf, raised on sabot-mounted cabriole legs, ht. 70, wd. 30, dp. 18 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Does not have interior glass shelf. Has electrification, not guaranteed to be in working order. Central crest ornament not attached but accompanies piece. Flaking and loss on painted scenes, some chips and lifting on wood overall, interior wear on velvet shelf and fabric rope trim lifting and missing in places. Lifting of gilt-bronze mounts overall. Overall some signs of age-typical wear and use.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Louis XVI, Aesthetics, Cabinetry, Cabriole leg, Coatings, Decorative arts, Door, English furniture, Furniture, Vernis Martin, Visual arts, France

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