07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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American Renaissance Revival Walnut and Italian Scagliola-topped Library Table

$3,555$3,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

American Renaissance Revival Walnut and Italian Scagliola-topped Library Table, c. 1865-75, likely New York, attributed to Thomas Brooks, octagonal top with inset of lovebirds perched on a flowering potted tree, the base with turned and gadrooned stem on four legs carved with spherules and C-scrolls, on casters, ht. 29, wd. 30 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Stone surface free of cracks or splits, some natural discoloration to white ground with one quarter-sized discoloration lower left; one piece of molding lifting to top; three legs with shrinkage cracks near post joints with possible repair/reglueing; table lists slightly to left.

Keywords

Library Table, Thomas Brooks