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Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Dome-top Spirit Chest with Two Gin Bottles

Auction:
2482
Lot:
647
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Dome-top Spirit Chest with Two Gin Bottles, America, late 19th century, with brass swing handles on sides, string inlay, the front inlaid oval of figured mahogany, hinged lid opens to compartments for twelve bottles, and containing two blown olive-amber glass bottles, (losses to stringing and veneer), overall ht. 14, wd. 18 1/4, dp. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Small losses to veneer on lower front left corner, all of left front corner stringing, small section of corner stringing on rt. front corner and rt, front of lid, 2 in. section of veneer band at lower rear, 4 in. replaced of band lower rt. rear.

Keywords

Mahogany Veneer Dome, Inlay

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