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Renaissance Revival Carved Oak Display Cabinet

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
555
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Renaissance Revival Carved Oak Display Cabinet, last quarter 19th century, stepped pediment with acanthus and foliage decoration, steer's head masks and floral sprays, over cabinet with two glazed doors with serpent and leaf mullions, framed by foliate scrolls, fruited and floral urns and vines, two interior shaped shelves, all resting on lower cabinet with two doors, carved putti and figural head masks, and gadrooned feet, ht. 91 3/4, wd. 60, dp. 23 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Scattered worming throughout. Warping to panels with resulting cracks throughout. Interior base with several horizontal cracks. Small break to glass on front left door. Several carved elements reapplied. Scattered losses to carved elements throughout. One lower door lacking interior hinges, the other only opens with difficultly. Case comes in multiple sections, lacking some pins to side panels, when fully assembled elements are stable.


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

Acanthus, Door, Mullion, Ornaments

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