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

Inlaid Three-drawer Commode

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


Inlaid Three-drawer Commode, possibly Italy, 19th or 20th century, Baroque-style, shaped serpentine form with top and sides each with book-matched veneer inlaid with foliate arabesques atop three veneered drawers each with inlaid decoration, heavy brass pulls, on four shaped bracket feet, ht. 34 1/2, wd. 43, dp. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Surface abrasions to top and drawer fronts conisistent with usage, scattered cracks to veneer, large vertical crack through center of back panel, two drawers with horizontal cracks to interior bottom panels.