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Federal Inlaid Cherry Elliptical-front Bureau

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Federal Inlaid Cherry Elliptical-front Bureau, Massachusetts, c. 1810, top with diamond-banded edge above four graduated drawers outlined in dart inlay with stringing, the base with flaring legs, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 38 1/2, wd. 37 1/2, dp. 21 in.
The Collection of Dr. Howard P. Diamond.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Two board top, reinforeced on the underside, not visible, very minor repairs to inlay, the base with repaired shrinkage cracks.


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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Cherry Elliptical-front, Business, Dart, Inlay, Manufacturing, Monumental brass, Visual arts, Woodworking

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