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Louis XVI-style Vernis Martin Display Cabinet

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
621
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

Louis XVI-style Vernis Martin Display Cabinet, France, late 19th/early 20th century, gilt-metal mounted, the upper section with framed glass door, opens to reveal velvet lined interior with two glass shelves, lower case panels decorated with 18th century-style fĂȘte galante scenes, ht. 73 1/2, wd. 38, dp. 20 in.
Estimate $700-900

Scattered abrasions and nicks to surfaces, particularly on edges, some signs of wear to painted scenes, mainly front of cabinet. Rubbing to bronze ornaments.


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, Cabinet, Cabinetry, Coatings, Galante, Rooms, Vernis Martin, France

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