07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
664

French Provincial Carved Fruitwood Armoire

$4,148$3,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

French Provincial Carved Fruitwood Armoire, 19th/20th century, with arched cornice, cresting carved with wheat sheaf and flowering foliage, with two arched and paneled doors further carved with wheat sheaves and flowering foliage, with carved and shaped skirt, on scrolled front feet, with pewter key escutcheons and hinges, enclosing interior fitted with shelves and drawers, ht. 93 1/2, wd. approx. 56, dp. approx. 25 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Overall very good. Nice color, Monor typical splits to either side. Some chipping where cornice meets top edge.