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Louis XIV-style Mahogany-and Satinwood-veneered Desk with Porcelain and Ormolu Mounts

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XIV-style Mahogany-and Satinwood-veneered Desk with Porcelain and Ormolu Mounts, late 19th/early 20th century, stepped top with ormolu gallery, at center an oval portrait of a gentleman, above a central shelf with mirrored back and drawer flanked by two doors each with a female portrait, writing surface, and long drawer with floral plaque opening to an adjustable writing surface, additional floral plaques on the sides, set on squared legs with scroll feet, ht. 48, writing surface ht. 28, wd. 42 1/2, dp. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor age expected wear.


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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Arts, Drawer, Furniture, Gilding, Gold, Learning, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain, Visual arts

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