07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Italian Bone-inlaid Walnut Cassone

$444$375
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Italian Bone-inlaid Walnut Cassone, 18th century, rectangular top inlaid with stringing, scrolling foliage and diamond-shaped motifs, paneled rectangular case with turned stiles and plain interior, on paw feet, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 64 1/2, dp. 28 in.
Estimate $700-900

Top with long side to side shrinkage crack with gapping; very minor loss to inlay and minor shrinkage to ends of tops, some water damage and uneven color; both sides and front with cracks; back legs replaced and front feet with dry rot and moderate chewing; age typical additional minor defects and imperfections.