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Tiger Maple and Apple Wood Desk Bookcase

Auction:
2897M
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$4,250$4,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2897M
Location:
Off Premises
Date / Time :
May 21, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Tiger Maple and Apple Wood Desk Bookcase, probably Connecticut, late 18th century, top section with molded scroll cresting with pinwheel carved terminals centering a heart-shaped plinth, three turned flame-carved finials, above two beaded hinged doors opening to a compartmented interior, the lower section with slant-lid opening to a valanced interior with central drawer flanked by two shaped drawers, case below of thumb-molded drawers on a gadrooned-carved scroll bracket base, refinished and replaced brasses, ht. 79, wd. 36, dp. 18 in.

Provenance: Hilary Nolan, 2002.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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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Hilary Nolan, Column, Containers, Door, Drawer, Furniture, Monumental brass

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