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French Art Nouveau Marquetry-inlaid Walnut Writing Desk and Associated Side Chair

Auction:
2481
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$22,515$19,000

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

Description:

French Art Nouveau Marquetry-inlaid Walnut Writing Desk and Associated Side Chair, c. 1900, writing desk having a superstructure with everted flange top and serpentine cresting above an open shelf, two drawers and with document slots fitted to the sides, lower section fitted with a long drawer, molded supports and downswept legs ending in flattened spade feet with foliate inlay to superstructure and drawer, ht. 43, wd. 38, dp. 26; side chair with inlaid rectangular backrest with landscape scene, serpentine seat and molded square legs, seat ht. 19 in.
Estimate $200-300

Desk with dry surface and some dark staining and minor water damage to top; chair with distressed upholstery; minor age typical defects to both.

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Associated Side Chair, side chair, Chairs, Inlay, Marquetry

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