07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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French Rococo-style Cylindrical Ivory Case

$711$600
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

French Rococo-style Cylindrical Ivory Case, late 18th/early 19th century, lift-off lid carved with a pastoral scene of shepherd and sheep, the body with a scene of two lovers in a picturesque garden, lg. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

1 in. area of discoloration. Two very subtle shrinkage cracks from extending from base: 2 3/8 in. long and 2 5/8 in. Two very small chips to rim of body.