07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Napoleon III Ormolu-mounted, Ebonized, and Porcelain-mounted Desk

$1,896$1,600
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Napoleon III Ormolu-mounted, Ebonized, and Porcelain-mounted Desk, third quarter 19th century, shaped cresting above a door mounted with an oval plaque and flanked by split columnar stiles, interior with two small drawers inlaid with trelliswork and shelves; lower section with a frieze drawer and hinged writing surface, on circular stop-fluted and tapered legs joined by stretchers, ht. 60, wd. 26, dp. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Alligatoring to writing surface; some minor bending to mounts; else fine. Minor, age typical defects.

Keywords

Napoleon III