07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Mahogany Bachelor's Chest

$1,778$1,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Bachelor's Chest, the rectangular crossbanded top over conforming case fitted with pull-out green felt writing surface and four graduated long drawers, on bracket feet, ht. 30 1/4, wd. 31 1/4, dp. 18 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

composed of antique elements. top bowed upwards at center. veneers lifting at edge, with some patches at corners. Edging with shrinkage crack to right front corner. Sides with vertical shrinkage cracks. Small spots of missing or replaced veneer to front of case.