07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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French Mother-of-pearl and Ormolu Scent Box

$593$500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

French Mother-of-pearl and Ormolu Scent Box, triangular, hinged lid and body formed by shells and scrolled ormolu work, enclosing three ormolu-mounted colorless glass scent bottles with hinged gilt-metal lids, raised on tripod feet, ht. 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Ormolu with spots of verdigris, bottles with scent inside, one bottle lid bent so that it does not close tightly, one lid doesn not open.

Keywords

hinged gilt-metal lids