07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Victorian Mother-of-pearl-inlaid and Lacquered Desk Box

$243$200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Victorian Mother-of-pearl-inlaid and Lacquered Desk Box, England, mid-19th century, rectangular with slanted and hinged lid with a central view of a church ruin and green border, enclosing velvet inset writing surface, compartments for ink and pens, with a large open compartment beneath, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Craquelure, surface wear and rubbing to gilt. Age/usage wear. Lacking key.

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United Kingdom