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Embossed Leather Box

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Embossed Leather Box, possibly Spain, with serpentine edge, tooled foliate and arabesque motifs, and iron hardware, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 21 1/2, dp. 13 in.
Estimate $300-500

Leather with scattered areas of loss, tears, deterioration particularly to underside, back, and scalloped edges. Some probably re-tacked to case. Case with minor abrasions and wear to interior.


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

Spain, Arabesque, Architectural styles, Byzantine art, Islamic art, Patterns

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