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Georgian Mahogany-veneered Dressing Table

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3195B
Lot:
490
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Mahogany-veneered Dressing Table, England, 18th century and later, oak secondary woods, molded top, frieze with three drawers, cabriole legs, ht. 27, wd. 29 1/4, dp. 18 3/4 in.

Literature: This lot, and others from the same collection, are contextualized in Imagining Ichabod: My Journey Into 18th-Century America Through History, Food, and a Georgian House, by Paula Bennett, Bauer and Dean: New York, 2016. Imagining Ichabod is described as a "warm, personal account of life in an eighteenth-century house and the search for its first inhabitants... [which offers] a fascinating glimpse into [the United States'] colonial period and its years as a fledgling republic."
Estimate $400-600

Later parts, top replaced, brasses replaced.


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

Paula Bennett, Cabriole leg, Culture, Furniture, Georgian language, Georgian scripts, Human behavior, Languages of Asia, Lowboy, United Kingdom, United States

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