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Georgian Mahogany Glass-front Breakfront

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
544
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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

Description:

Georgian Mahogany Glass-front Breakfront, England, 19th century, with reticulated swan's neck cresting and dentil-molded edge above four mullioned glazed doors with nine interior adjustable shelves, lower case with centralized single drawer atop a double door cabinet with one adjustable shelf, flanked by two cabinets with vacant compartments, each with slots for adjustable shelves, and one side with an interior drawer, all supported on a plinth base, ht. 91 1/2, wd. 64, dp. 21 1/4 in.
The estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Scattered minor restorations including veneer patches, repairs to both lower projected moldings and upper scrolled pediments (one slightly loose). Hardware replaced with related patches. One glass pane cracked. Molding to lower edge of upper cabinet on left side loose but present. One medallion to base lacking one side. Otherwise minor age-typical surface abrasions.


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

Dorothy Braude Edinburg, 19-inch rack, Cabinetry, Drawer, Furniture, Shelf, United Kingdom

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