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Continental Marquetry and Trompe l'Oeil Chest

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
527A
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Continental Marquetry and Trompe l'Oeil Chest, possibly Italy or Spain, 19th century, case with trompe l'oeil quatrefoil and starbursts on top, latticework front and edges, with three graduated drawers with inlay of foliate scrolls and figural beasts, on later stand, ht. 32 1/2, wd. 31 1/4, dp. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Frame later, joints need securing. Chest has overall scratches, abrasions, nicks, some paint loss, overall wear to surfaces.


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

Italy, Spain, Decorative arts, Inlay, Marquetry, Metalworking, Trompe-l'œil, Woodworking

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