07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Two Pairs of Gilded and Carved Wood Wall Decorations

$474$400
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pairs of Gilded and Carved Wood Wall Decorations, 19th century, a giltwood pair formed as a clusters of fruit topped by a ribbon, lg. 10 1/4, and a gilt gesso pair formed as a baskets filled with fruit, lg. approx. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

giltwood pair good, very bright, with minimal loss to gilding.
gilt gesso pair with slight variation to fruit within basket, rubbing down to rouge at basket area. one with spots of flaking down to base wood at fruit, the other with chips to base of basket, and with two of the fruits completely painted over with gold paint. pendant section below basket married.

Keywords

gold paint