07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Victorian George II-style Mahogany Game Table

$1,778$1,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Victorian George II-style Mahogany Game Table, England, 19th century, the rectangular top with outset corners over conforming case fitted with a single drawer, with concertina action opening to reveal playing surface inset with chinoiserie needlework and reservoirs for game pieces, over carved cabriole legs ending on raised feet, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 31, open dp. 28 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Slight surface abrasions to top surface (when closed) and around hinges of concertina movement. Needlework with some water damage and related staining, some age-related discoloration and wear. Fraying around central hinge. And one small area of lifting on the front right corner. Several small and scattered shrinkage cracks to veneer. 1/2 inch loss to lower molding next to front left knee.

Keywords

George II, United Kingdom