04-11-2009 04-11-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2452 Boston
April 11, 2009 10:00AMCalender
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English Jacobean Oak Long Bench

$711$600
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2452 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 11, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

English Jacobean Oak Long Bench, 17th century, plank bench with chip-carved apron, on block and ring-turned legs joined by an H-stretcher, ht. 21, lg. 72 1/2, dp. 10 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

One edge with a 7 inch area of old dryrot and a 16 inch rectangular patch; long shrinkage crack running most of the way through center; other edge with minor wear; some cracking to joints and with minor losses; some dry rot to feet.