07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Italian Pietra Dura and Ebony Jewelry Casket

$1,896$1,600
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Italian Pietra Dura and Ebony Jewelry Casket, late 19th century, rectangular, mounted to lid and sides with pietra dura panels of flower sprigs, each with gilt-metal fillet surrounds, the hinged lid with molded sides, interior of lid set with a mirror, on stylized paw feet, ht. 9, wd. 12 1/8, dp. 9 3/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

gilt metal surround off front panel, but present. three small strips of molding off from around two panels, but present.

Keywords

Ebony Jewelry Casket, Pietra Dura, gilt-metal fillet, gilt metal