01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Dutch Marquetry-inlaid Collector's Cabinet

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

Description:

Dutch Marquetry-inlaid Collector's Cabinet, late 19th century, with mullioned glass doors enclosing shelved interior, over two short drawers on knopped barley-twist legs joined by stretchers, and pear-shaped feet, electrified, ht. 62 3/8, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 15 1/8 in.

Provenance: Given to the current owner's father by his employer, Marjorie Merriweather Post.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Small chips around rim of upper molding. Scattered surface abrasions to feet and stretchers. Staining and four inch tear to inner fabric. Internal compartment fitted with light. Loss to molding around back right leg, loose molding around front right, and small chip to front left molding.

Keywords

Dutch Marquetry-inlaid Collector's Cabinet, Marjorie Merriweather