07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Boullework and Ormolu-mounted Center Table

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

Description:

Boullework and Ormolu-mounted Center Table, brass inlaid into red ground tortoiseshell with central figural group surrounded by arabesques on the top over a single drawer; the entire frieze and each leg in the same premiere partie marquetry, framed by ormolu mounts, with Medusa-head mounts to sides; raised on cabriole legs with figural mounts to each knee terminating in sabots, ht. 30, wd. 50, dp. 32 in.
Estimate $500-700

Heavily restored: one leg broken off and reapired, crack to side has been braced. chips and lifting brass inlay have been reglued. Some lifting and loss to veneered areas.

Keywords

Medusa-head