07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
484A

Painted Panel with St. Paul

$356$300
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Panel with St. Paul, Continental, walking figure of St. Paul with book and staff in arched frame with fluted columns on either side, winged putti heads in the upper corners and outer edge with additional carved flowerheads and painted detail, total ht. 23 3/4, wd. 13 in.
Estimate $500-700

Craquelure and lifting to paint surface, some small areas of loss and flaking. Several deep cracks to panel showing through painted surface. Scattered loss to paint and chips to frame. Piece was probably originally part of a tripych. Outer frame was originally gilded, only red bole is showing currently.