07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Sterling-mounted Alligator-covered Desk Blotter

$356$300
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Sterling-mounted Alligator-covered Desk Blotter, late 19th century, the alligator leather folio with Gorham sterling Rococo Revival scrolled and pierced corners, front cover with entwined monogram, lg. 12 in.
Estimate $600-800

the alligator formerly green, now faded brown to front cover, with some green retained to back cover, and to interior covers. minor age and usage wear. some tarnish.