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

French Rococo Revival Fire Screen

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


French Rococo Revival Fire Screen, 19th century, the elaborate openwork carved giltwood frame topped by two monkeys and with pendant shell and trailing ivy, inset with a tapestry fragment depicting Aesop's Tortoise and the Hare, ht. 45 1/2, wd. 30 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scattered loss to frame, including left monkey's hand, pendant shell, loss to gilt.