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Federal Gilt Pier Glass

Auction:
2255
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$9,400$8,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Gilt Pier Glass, Salem or Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1806, the overhanging entablature with acorn-shaped spherules and neoclassical raised designs over the frieze with a central fluted scrolled shell flanked by projecting corners mounted with sheaves of wheat above spiral carved columns with leaf carved capitals and spiral bases, flanking a two-part glass, some regilding, replaced glass, (very minor imperfections), ht. 78 1/4, wd. 38 1/2, (frieze) overall wd. 45 1/2 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

Salem, Massachusetts, Capital

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