07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Louis XV Provincial Oak and Fruitwood Buffet a' Deux Corps

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


Louis XV Provincial Oak and Fruitwood Buffet a' Deux Corps, 18th century, upper section with plain cornice and stone-inset frieze above a pair of paneled doors and a shaped apron on cabriole supports; lower section with rectangular top and case fitted with three small drawers and a pair of paneled doors, on short cabriole feet, ht. 87, wd. 49, dp. 20 in.
Estimate $400-600

Upper section: Cornice split to top, frieze with heavy shrinkage and stone panel; right door upper hinge broken and wood split around area; multople repairs to pinning to lower left joint just below left door; loss to shelf support on right side. Lower section: Top with long repaired shrinkage cracks with slight waviness and re-pinned joint; right door with two large shrinkage cracks; moderate worming and shrinkage to sides; small piece of apron molding missing. Age appropriate additional minor defects.


Deux Corps