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Alphonse Giroux et Cie Ebony-parquetry Ormolu-mounted and Brass-inlaid Petit Commode

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3195B
Lot:
382
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Alphonse Giroux et Cie Ebony-parquetry Ormolu-mounted and Brass-inlaid Petit Commode, Paris, France, mid-19th century, mahogany secondary wood, top with brass inlay and cartouche engraved "N de D" lifts to reveal a mirror, above four drawers, cabriole legs with bust-form mounts at knees, lockplate engraved "Alph. Giroux a Paris," ht. 34 1/2, wd. 22, dp. 16 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Scattered buckling and minor losses to veneer, minor lifting to brass inlay, pulls rubbed.


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

Paris, France, Alphonse Giroux, Arts, Cabriole leg, Commode, Decorative arts, Furniture, Inlay, Ormolu, Visual arts

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