07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
1035

French Provincial Commode

$2,963$2,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

French Provincial Commode, the serpentine top with thumbmolded edge over conforming case fitted with three long drawers with large brass pulls and key escutcheons, above shell-carved skirt, on squat cabriole legs ending in French Knurl feet, ht. 36 1/2, wd. 49, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

worm holes throughout, with worming loss at rear legs, back edges, drawers liners, and at lowest drawer and skirt. restorations comprising a filled shrinkage crack running horizontally at top, several filled peg holes to top, and to the worming at the lowest drawer. finish inconsistent between the drawers.
top with a few black stains.