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Louis XVI-style Gilt-bronze Mounted Cabinet-Display

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
571
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Louis XVI-style Gilt-bronze Mounted Cabinet-Display, England, 19th century, walnut, cornice with foliate marquetry accents and gilt-metal floral roping, surmounting a case with glass door and inlay that opens to reveal vacant velvet lined interior, ht. 40 1/4, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 12 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Chipped loss to corner veneer. Minor abrasions, nicks and cracks throughout (more noticeable cracks along joints). Mount along top edge of door lifting. Interior lining worn and deteriorating.


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, Inlay, Marquetry, Woodworking, United Kingdom

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