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French Satinwood and Gilt-metal Lap Desk

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
827
Sold for:
$215$175

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

Description:

French Satinwood and Gilt-metal Lap Desk, late 19th/early 20th century, with parquetry inlay on top and sloping lid, lift-down lid opens to reveal letter slots, compartments, two ink bottles, and tooled blue velvet writing surface, ht. 6, wd. 10 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Decorative arts, Desks, Furniture, Ink, Inlay, Lap desk, Letter box, Metalworking, Satinwood, Woodworking

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