07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender

Italian Renaissance Walnut Trestle Table

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


Italian Renaissance Walnut Trestle Table, composed of antique elements, rectangular top with chip-carved edge and resting on a trestle base with anthemion carved urn-form ends and a shaped stretcher, on a shaped base, ht. 33, lg. 69 1/2, dp. 28 1/2 in.

Property sold for the benefit of the Brooklyn Museum.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Top with large area of small narrow discolored dents; white water stain at one end and a 20 inch shrinkage crack to left side of top; moderate worming; scuffing to edges; trestle base with heavy worming causing losses to upper areas of supports (some with fill-in repairs) and exposed worming; wear to base; age typical additional defects.


Brooklyn Museum