01-12-2019 01-12-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3195B Boston
January 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Biedermeier Mahogany-veneered Secretary

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


Biedermeier Mahogany-veneered Secretary, northern Germany or Baltics, 19th century with alterations, oval-form upper part with arched top with fall-front, above a drawer, fall-front opens to satinwood-lined interior with mirror-backed colonnade and four small drawers, lower rectangular part with single drawer set on flared feet, brass rod and cut-brass decorative attachments, ht. 79 1/2, writing surface ht. 32, wd. 30, dp. 18 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Age expected wear, crack to right rear leg, one section of decorative brass rod detached, but present. Two decorative brass rods missing. Interior possibly of a later date.

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