07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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French Regence Provincial Walnut Commode

$5,925$5,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

French Regence Provincial Walnut Commode, mid 18th century, rectangular top with thumb-molded edge and serpentine front above a conforming case fitted with three drawers, carved apron and short cabriole legs, ht. 35 1/2, wd. 48 1/2, dp. 25 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Top with three boards and re-pinning along edges with some dark staining and a thin burn/gouge near front edge; loss to lower left traversing rail; crack through pin joint to left front leg; moderate worming throughout, no exposed tunnels; good color and proportion.