07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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George III Carved Mahogany Settee in the French Taste

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

Description:

George III Carved Mahogany Settee in the French Taste, with serpentine backrest, beaded and voluted arm supports and serpentine seat above a beaded apron and leaf-carved circular, fluted, tapered legs, lg. 65 in.
Estimate $250-350

Rubbing to edges throughout with very heavy wear and rubbing to apron at front; minor chips throughout; two back legs cracked and repaired; one with shrinkage; back apron with tack holes; block replaced and strengthened underneath; age typical minor defects.