07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Empire Mahogany Veneer and Parcel-gilt Pier Mirror

$830$700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Empire Mahogany Veneer and Parcel-gilt Pier Mirror, 19th century, the austere pediment and cornice over a rectangular beveled mirror flanked by two ball-topped Corinthian columns on pedestals, ht. 64, wd. 30 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Base of the gilded columns with touch-ups in gold paint throughout with significant over paint to left base. Gilded capitals with some minor touchups but much of it is intact. Small veneer chips along lower edge and scattered minor defects throughout.

Keywords

Pier Mirror, gold paint