10-09-2015 10-10-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2850B Boston
October 9, 2015 4:00PMCalender

Continental Carved and Painted Walnut Coffer

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


Continental Carved and Painted Walnut Coffer, possibly France, painted red with extant gilt, iron strap hinges lift to reveal painted underside of lid depicting religious scribes, ht. 8 1/8, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 11 in.

N.B. Property sold to benefit the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-600

Crack in lid, right side bracket foot missing. Overall signs of wear with abrasions, nicks, paint loss, signs of wear with age and use.

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