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Edwardian Painted Satinwood Letter Box

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
444
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Edwardian Painted Satinwood Letter Box, England, polychrome paint decoration, the cover with Cupid within a floral wreath, the box with decoration including a quiver with arrows, musical instruments, and a classical portrait medallion, all bordered with flowers, foliage, and ribbons, fitted interior, ht. 12 1/8, dp. 8 1/2, wd. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Age typical wear and minor abrasions. Scattered minor losses and mends.


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

United Kingdom, Cupid, Polychrome, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Visual arts

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