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January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

Baroque-style Giltwood Conversation Bench

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 13, 2017 10:00AM


Baroque-style Giltwood Conversation Bench, late 19th/early 20th century, double-seated bench with divided back highlighted by heavily carved winged griffins, on six hairy paw caster feet, later covering, seat ht. 14 1/4, overall ht. 25 3/4, wd. 43, dp. 21 3/4 in.

N. B. The bench was purportedly upholstered in Paris by La Maison RĂ©mi Brazet using traditional materials and techniques.
Estimate $600-800

Overall signs of wear including overall flaking and loss/chips of gilding, wear to feet.

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