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

Dutch Marquetry-inlaid Collector's Cabinet

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


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.


Dutch Marquetry-inlaid Collector's Cabinet, Marjorie Merriweather