01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

American Victorian Carved Walnut Lectern

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM


American Victorian Carved Walnut Lectern, carved as a spreadwing eagle perched on a columnar standard with acanthus leaves, on four legs ending in paw feet, with plaque inscribed "In loving memory of Gregory Thirston Bedell," ht. 61 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

The eagle has a repaired break to one wing, where it was completely separated from the body. There are two repaired splits to the folio stand, one at the top and one at the bottom. Scattered unobtrusive nicks and scuffs.


Gregory Thirston Bedell