07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
733

Pair of Italian Neoclassical Cream and Gold Painted Dome-top Library Cabinets

$2,963$2,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Italian Neoclassical Cream and Gold Painted Dome-top Library Cabinets, 20th century, each with shell and C-scroll cresting over pair of glass doors mounted with gilt-metal diapering, enclosing robin's egg blue-painted interior with adjustable shelving, the case with fluted columns to sides, the base with pair of cabinet doors enclosing further shelving and mounted with central rosettes, ht. 114, wd. approx. 41, dp. 18 1/4 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

a few cracks and restored cracks/breaks to cresting. some restoration to base of fluted columns. some light shrinkage lines throughout. Scattered gold paint touch-ups.

Keywords

Library Cabinets, gilt-metal diapering, gold paint touch-ups