08-13-201708-13-2017
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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
August 13, 2017 10:00 AMCalender
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Carved Giltwood Eagle Figure on a Paint-decorated Pedestal Cabinet

 
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3022MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Giltwood Eagle Figure on a Paint-decorated Pedestal Cabinet, 19th century, the spreadwing eagle figure perched on a black-painted ball and turned support, on a triangular paneled pedestal with concave sides and front hinged door, the panels painted to simulate marbling, the frame painted blue-gray, with molded lower edge and ball feet, old wrought iron escutcheon on door, (minor imperfections),ht. 80 1/2, wd. 30 1/2 in.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

some losses to gilding, cracks and paint wear to pedestal.


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