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Federal Carved Mahogany Sewing Stand

Auction:
2918T
Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2918T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Carved Mahogany Sewing Stand, attributed to Rufus Pierce, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the case with molded and figured leaves over two drawers and an upholstered bag with original marbled lining, raised on scroll-carved lyre supports, turned medial stretcher, and carved and molded downswept legs terminating in paw casters, original brasses, (imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

cracks and minor loss to veneer, bag reupholstered, repair to joint of one leg


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

Rufus Pierce, Furniture, Medieval art, Monumental brass, Upholstery

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