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George III Chinoiserie-style Settee

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
510
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

George III Chinoiserie-style Settee, England, late 18th/early 19th century and later components, with ebonized wood and gilding with honeycomb, butterfly, chrysanthemum, and foliage accents, shaped back extending to curved arms, trapezoidal seat, resting on six tapered legs terminating in pad feet with shaped medial stretcher, later upholstered seat and back, ht. 32, wd. 56 1/2, dp. 23 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Restoration to stretcher components, some scattered restoration of gilded/painted areas, abrasions/chips to paint, overall signs of age and wear.


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.

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