07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Two Pieces of Swiss Marquetry-inlaid and Carved Walnut "Black Forest" Furniture

$237$200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pieces of Swiss Marquetry-inlaid and Carved Walnut "Black Forest" Furniture, early 20th century, both inlaid with fruitwood scenes of deer on an ebonized ground, both carved in high relief with foliage and rustication, ht. of table 29, wd. 30 1/2, dp. 22 in.

Property sold for the benefit of the Brooklyn Museum.
Estimate $300-500

Chair: good condition overall; only minor, age typical scuffs, dents and usage wear. Table: top with minor scuffing; standard with long shrinkage cracks top to bottom; one side of apron with openwork carving lacking; legs good.

Keywords

Brooklyn Museum, Chair