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Three German Miniature Furniture Articles

Auction:
2476
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$385$325

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Three German Miniature Furniture Articles, c. 1900, Waltershausen Pugin Gothic secretaire with faux rosewood finish and gilt transfer decoration, interior compartments furnished with decorative objects glued in place, original blue lining paper, (back slightly loose, missing one painted turned wood column, one knob replaced with a screw), ht. 6.75; Gebruder Schneegass cabinet in ebony finish, (missing glass in the hinged door and one knob), ht. 8.5; and a lady's writing desk with turned bone spindles, mirrored compartment, antiqued wash over gilt transfer decoration, (door replaced, crest rail damaged, one rear leg replaced), ht. 4.5 in.
Estimate $300-400

secretaire: back slightly loose, missing one painted turned wood column, one knob replaced with a screw
cabinet: missing glass in the hinged door and one knob
writing desk: door replaced, crest rail damaged, one rear leg replaced

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