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Rococo-style Vernis Martin and Gilt-bronze Display Cabinet

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Rococo-style Vernis Martin and Gilt-bronze Display Cabinet, France, late 19th/early 20th century, with bombe front, glazed panels on front and sides with front door opening to interior glass and one wood shelf, with fĂȘte galante and putti scenes hand-painted on frieze and case, shaped apron with painted floral sprays, all supported on cabriole legs, ht. 55 3/4, wd. 26 1/2, dp. 16 in.
Estimate $700-900

Top with numerous surface scratches; structurally sound; scratches and loss to central door anel; one side panel heavily worn and missing part of brass frame; one piece of brass lifting.


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.

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France, Cabinetry, Cabriole leg, Decorative arts, English furniture, Frieze, Furniture, Rococo, Vernis Martin

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