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Renaissance Carved Walnut Chest

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
520
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Renaissance Carved Walnut Chest, with later components, with overall heavy carving, top gadrooned projection surmounting a case with four drawers, each with centralized winged figural mask surrounded by rosettes and arabesque foliage, paneled and carved sides, all resting on a molded base supported by large figural heads atop lion's paw feet, ht. 51, wd. 50 1/2, dp. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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.

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Arabesque, Islamic art, Islamic culture, Moorish architecture, Ornaments

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