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Louis XV-style Ebonized and Ormolu-mounted Table á Ecrire and an Empire-style Fauteuil

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
678
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XV-style Ebonized and Ormolu-mounted Table á Ecrire and an Empire-style Fauteuil, France, 20th century, the shaped, tooled leather-top surface above a frieze with a central drawer flanked by two short drawers, all supported on cabriole legs, ht. 29 3/4, wd. 48 1/2, dp. 26; the Empire-style ebonized chair with a covered leather back and seat and curved arms terminating in giltwood dolphin's heads, supported on sabre legs, ht. 37 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Overall some signs of wear including surface abrasions and scuffs to chair and desk, including leather on desk. Rubbing to gilding on chair, rubbing of mounts on desk.


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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France, Cabriole leg, Chairs, Decorative arts, English furniture, Fauteuil, Furniture

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