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Boulle-type Tea Caddy

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
759
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Boulle-type Tea Caddy, France, mid to late 19th century, with gilt-bronze mounts and paw feet, ht. 6, wd. 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Tea caddy has two interior lidded compartments.

Some overall surface wear and surface grime with small scattered small losses and cracks/separation in surfaces with areas of lifting at corners. Lid opens with some difficulty, catches on left side.


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

France, André Charles Boulle, Barometer Clock, Caddy, Gilding, Gold, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain, Tea caddy, Teaware

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