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

$1,458$1,200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Marble-top Chest, white marble top atop an ebony veneered frieze drawer of animals and foliate scrolls in brass inlay, middle section of book-matched veneer doors flanked by ebony veneered columns opening to reveal a set of three drawers lined with cedar and with ebony stringing, atop another ebony and brass inlay frieze drawer raised on shell-shaped feet, ht. 43 1/2, wd. 53, dp. 26 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,600

Old break to marble top with associated loss. Shrinkage cracks and scattered loss to veneers. Inpainting to ebony. Scattered loss to molding. Scattered brass popping and loss.