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Mahogany Veneer Boxed Decanter Set

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Veneer Boxed Decanter Set, 19th century, the domed lid opening to an interior fitted with six foliate-gilt glass decanters, sold with two cordials, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 7 in.
Estimate $500-700

shrinkage cracks to the veneer throughout, most notably to the top. There are patches at the rear of the hinges and bottom of the case. The lid is slightly askew causing the piece to not close fully. The decanters are accompanied by minor loss to the gilt decoration


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