07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Fine George III Mahogany and Brass-bound Cellarette with Full Set of Decanters

$2,963$2,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Fine George III Mahogany and Brass-bound Cellarette with Full Set of Decanters, early 19th century, hexagonal form with crossbanded top and opening to a fitted interior with eight stoppered decanters and two associated small cordials, with brass strappings and two handles to exterior, stand with three reeded and splayed legs, on casters, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 20 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Minor losses to crossbanded veneers to top with some fill-in repairs; minor corrosion to brass fittings; interior bottles all in very good shape and free of cracks with very minor fritting; some minor scuffing to lower legs; minor sun fading to one side; age typical minor defects.