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Galle Mother-of-Pearl and Fruitwood Marquetry-inlaid Two-drawer Side Table

Auction:
2481
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$136,275$115,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Galle Mother-of-Pearl and Fruitwood Marquetry-inlaid Two-drawer Side Table, c. 1900, signed lower left corner of bottom drawer, rectangular top with two looped handles and two drawers on foliate carved legs joined by an entwined stretcher, inlaid to all sides with butterflies, morning glories, spider mums and other scrolling foliage, ht. 34 1/2, wd. 34 1/2, dp. 22 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Very good to excellent overall; top drawer with loss to upper left edge and with minor losses to drawer corners; rear leg with small loss to upper flower and feet with overall minor scuffing; age typical minor defects.

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