07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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American Renaissance Revival Part-gilded and Ebonized, Marquetry and Gilt-bronze mo unted Library Table

$3,081$2,600
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

American Renaissance Revival Part-gilded and Ebonized, Marquetry and Gilt-bronze mo unted Library Table, likely New York, c. 1870, with rounded ends and projecting corners and inlaid with a plethora of foliage and birds within a vitruvian scroll surround, above a frieze mounted with two porcelain plaques, the legs mounted with flowerheads and with gilt-incised fluting, on turned feet and with an H-stretcher mounted with an urn finial, ht. 28, wd. 55, dp. 33 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Top with side-to-side shrinkage crack with highly polished finish; some minor pin denting and losses to marquetry; all mounts present; no restoration to incised gilding; scuffing and minor losses to ebonized feet; age typical additional minor defects.

Keywords

Library Table