07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Louis XVI Style Brass-mounted Plum Pudding Mahogany Tambour Roll-top Desk

$504$425
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XVI Style Brass-mounted Plum Pudding Mahogany Tambour Roll-top Desk, early 20th century, with hinged slant lid and roll-top enclosing three drawers and a green leather writing surface, frieze drawer and circular, fluted and tapered legs, with metal string inlay and ribbed mounts, ht. 34, wd. 27, dp. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Four pieces of metal molding off but present (two pieces of metal inlay with heavy crimping; leather interior slightly distressed; finish dry and thin; else with age typical minor defects.

Keywords

metal string inlay, metal inlay, metal molding