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Louis XV-style Marquetry Tulipwood and Kingwood Gueridon

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Louis XV-style Marquetry Tulipwood and Kingwood Gueridon, late 19th century, with inlaid floral bouquets overall, highlighted by gilt-bronze mounts, lift-top reveals vacant velvet-lined compartment, single drawer, serpentine-shaped case, supported by cabriole legs terminating in sabot feet, ht. 29, wd. 13, dp. 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Drawer locked shut. Lacking from escutcheon. Veneer dry and cracking with some areas of lifting, losses, cracks and restorations (chipped loss to leg and top panel, cracks along front drawer joint and along entire back panel).


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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Cabriole leg, Decorative arts, Furniture, Marquetry, Woodworking

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