07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Dutch Baroque-style Fruitwood Marquetry-inlaid Walnut Dressing Chest and Mirror

$1,778$1,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Dutch Baroque-style Fruitwood Marquetry-inlaid Walnut Dressing Chest and Mirror, 19th century, rectangular mirror plate with shaped cresting and scrolled uprights; bombe case fitted with four long drawers, inlaid designs of flowering foliage, ht. 33 1/2, wd. 39, dp. 22 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Top now plugged so mirror cannot be attached to base; some chipping to traversing rails; shrinkage and veneer loss to sides; top with some minor losses and fill-in repairs, with right side edge off and in two pieces, but present; age typical additional minor imperfections.