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Louis XVI-style Inlaid Library Cabinet

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
432
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XVI-style Inlaid Library Cabinet, France, early 20th century, kingwood and tulipwood, with bronze gallery rail and chased frame surmounting case, parquetry and marquetry inlay, wire mesh door panels, three removeable shelves, terminating in tapered toupie feet, locking center door and right side door, ht. 67, wd. 59 1/2, dp. 16 in.
Estimate $600-800

Marble top surmounting cabinet, crack in marble on left side. Bronze mounts on left and right side appear more shiny than others, possibly matched. Craquelure finish to cabinet overall. Wear, some nicks, abrasions to surfaces overall with age and use.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Louis XVI, Decorative arts, Door, Inlay, Marquetry, Woodworking, France

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