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

Dutch Painted Walnut Sled

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


Dutch Painted Walnut Sled, 19th century, typical form with turned wood push-bar and borders applied with openwork panels of scrolling foliage and symbolic plaques, with plain interior; exterior painted with scenes of fowl in various landscapes, with wrought iron runners, ht. 35, lg. 38, wd. 17 in.

Property sold for the benefit of the Brooklyn Museum.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Overall fair to good condition; armorial plaque to front of sled off but present; one scrolled finial at front of sled broken but present; openwork foliage in good condition but heavily repainted in gold; panels mostly in good shape with chipping around edges and one with cracks along the same; very dirty overall and with generally age typical defects, shrinkage, etc.


Brooklyn Museum