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Italian Pietra Dura and Carved Parcel-giltwood Table

Auction:
3000B
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Italian Pietra Dura and Carved Parcel-giltwood Table, 19th/early 20th century, round top encircled with an inlaid floral wreath, surmounting an ebonized and painted baluster-form support on a tripartite base accented by rocaille-style shells and scrolling feet, ht. 26, dia. 21 in.
The property of Carol J. Ferranti
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Top with some missng inlaid elements, signs of age-typical surface wear including scuffs. Overall table has wear to surfaces including chipping and flaking of paint, nicks and chips to wood, repair and restoration thoughout., including a repair to shell at base which needs securing.


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

Carol J. Ferranti, Decorative arts, Hardstone carving, Inlay, Islamic art, Pavements, Pietra, Pietra dura, Taj Mahal, Visual arts

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