07-12-2013 07-13-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2663B Boston
July 12, 2013 04:00 PMCalender
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Continental Jacobethan-style Three-panel Carved Oak, Caned, and Painted Leather Floor Screen

$861$700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2663B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 12, 2013 4:00PM

Description:

Continental Jacobethan-style Three-panel Carved Oak, Caned, and Painted Leather Floor Screen, c. 1900, each panel with reticulated crest carved as two putti flanking a flower-filled urn, over barley-twist stiles and oval caned medallion inset with central shield, above polychrome-painted leather panels decorated with flowers, fruit, and birds, ht. 70 1/2, wd. of each panel 22 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Minor loss to caning. Lacking fabric backing. Loss and peeling to leather and paint along bottom of two panels. Hinges rusted.


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