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

Anglo-Indian Victorian Game and Astronomical Table

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


Anglo-Indian Victorian Game and Astronomical Table, 19th century, the circular inlaid top with movable bands rotating around a central panel with a chess board and a labeled map of the northern hemisphere, outer bands with astronomical facts, lunar phases, months, and continents, and the sovereigns of England since the Norman Conquest, on a foliate carved hardwood stem with six feet, ht. 27 7/8, dia. 24 1/8 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Rings no longer rotate, top with significant loss and repair to inlay, inlay also has areas of lifting, carved support and feet with chips, nicks, and wear, and repair to tips of several leaves.


United Kingdom