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Painted and Gilded Chinoiserie Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
412
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Painted and Gilded Chinoiserie Secretary Bookcase, Continental, 19th century, the scalloped pediment inset with a fragment of a Chinese reverse-painted glass, over two doors with metal grills; lower case with serpentine front, fall-front lid opens to interior with three drawers and three pigeonholes, three long drawers, molded base, all decorated with images of exotic Chinese figures, ht. 96 1/4, wd. 45 3/4, dp. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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.

Keywords

Continental, Bookcase, Arts, Chinese art, Chinoiserie, Containers, Culture, Decorative arts, Drawer, European art, Furniture, Visual arts

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