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Neoclassical Ormolu-mounted Fruitwood Armchair

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$111$90

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Neoclassical Ormolu-mounted Fruitwood Armchair, 19th century, ht. 35, wd. 20 3/4 in.
Estimate $20-200

The chair itself is sturdy and feels secure. There are cosmetic problems. A piece of the ormolu is raised from one of the arms, there is some wear around the feet, the cushion (which is a satin-weave (possibly rayon) does have some stains. There is a imperfection at the top of the chair.


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

Gilding, Gold, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain

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