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Regency Mahogany Veneer Etagere

Auction:
2431
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Regency Mahogany Veneer Etagere, England, c. 1800, the three shelves and two drawers rest on turned legs with casters, (minor imperfections), ht. 57, wd. 19 3/4, dp. 19 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

The three shelf tops all have shrinkages cracks going across them, and scratches on the surfaces, mellowed and tuned dark over time with wax, both drawer bottom have shrinkage cracks which have opened up a little, the secondary wood is oak, the back boards are made from a softwood, so the piece was meant to be against a wall.

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United Kingdom, Furniture

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