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

Victorian Japanned Coal Scuttle

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


Victorian Japanned Coal Scuttle, England, 19th century, sarcophagus-shaped, red ground decorated with embossed and gilded Chinoiserie motifs and scenes, hinged lid, handled metal insert, and two scrolled side handles, on four wheels, 14 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 16 1/2 in., together with a wood handled scoop.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Good condition overall, but completely re-painted in the late 20th century; both handles with bent ends; small nicks and chips to rim.


United Kingdom, metal insert