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Provincial French Cupboard

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Provincial French Cupboard, single door decorated with two carved panels each with stylized baroque cartouches and pendant leaf-form ornaments, frame similarly carved, raised on scrolled feet, ht. 80 1/2, wd. 28 1/4, dp. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scattered worming and abrasions consistent with usage wear. One small area of molding loose to the side between large panels. Vertical cracks through all panels some with large gaps. Cornice re-bracketed with separation between one joint. Lock mechanism does not hold within case. Back stabilized with board across the panels. Inside fitted with a later shelving unit.

Keywords

Baroque architecture, Door, Ornament

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