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

$267$225
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Two Shagreen Boxes, the larger box in blue shagreen with canted corners, lift-off lid with metal cartouche, inlaid metal border, and felt-lined interior fitted with lift-out shelf, 4 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.; the smaller box in cream shagreen with hinged lid inlaid with bone borders, interior fitted with two compartments, 2 9/16 x 7 1/16 x 4 in.
Estimate $150-250

Larger box in good condition, several abrasions to interior of lid, smaller box with discoloration to exterior and interior, lid is not flush with body on left side.

Keywords

inlaid metal border, metal cartouche