07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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George III Style Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet

$2,015$1,700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

George III Style Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet, 19th century, arched cornice with dentil molding above four glazed doors each with geometric mullions and enclosed a silk-lined and shelved interior; projecting lower section fitted with four doors enclosing shelves and drawers, on a plinth base, ht. 98, wd. 78 1/2, dp. 20 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Cornice likely replaced and with wrinkled veneers; four pieces of mullion off but present; three glass panes broken; molding lost to middle door to top and bottom; age typical additional minor defects. Nine shelves to upper section; three to lower section.

Keywords

Style Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet