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Carved Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Bureau

Auction:
3038B
Lot:
505
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3038B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Bureau, possibly Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the boldly serpentine top with canted corners above a conforming case of cockbeaded drawers flanked by reeded, canted, lambrequin corners, on pointed ogee bracket feet, replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 36 1/4, case wd. 41 1/2, overall dp. 22 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

repairs to base, shrinkage crack through one reeded corner.


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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Medieval art, Monumental brass

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