07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
504A

Late Regency Mahogany Library Bookcase

$4,444$3,750
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Late Regency Mahogany Library Bookcase, 19th century, breakfronted and molded cornice above a conforming case fitted with six open sections fitted with adjustable shelves; projecting lower section all on turned feet, ht. 88, wd. 62, dp. 18 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Overall good condition; cornice with a split to front left corner; discoloration to shelves and to projecting top of lower section with uneven color and dark rings and staining along with many pin dents; edge wear'; small loss to middle right front foot; age typical additional minor defects; one piece of waist molding off but present; 18 shelves counted.