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Mahogany Block-front Bureau

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Block-front Bureau, probably Rhode Island, c. 1760-80, the molded and shaped top above a double cockbeaded case of blocked drawers on a conforming molded bracket base, old brasses, dark patina, (minor imperfections), ht. 30 1/4, wd. 35 1/2, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

feet with minor repairs, some old replaced glue blocks and renailing, minor staining to top.


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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Furniture, Learning, Metalworking, Monumental brass, Patina, Visual arts, Weathering

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