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Georgian-style Japanned Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian-style Japanned Secretary Bookcase, England, late 19th century, oak secondary wood, dark green painted ground decorated with Asian landscape scenes and floral motifs, broken pediment with central finial, single glazed door, two removable shelves, fall-front opens to interior with central door flanked by two pigeonholes and two drawers, four long drawers, set on bracket feet, ht. 82, wd. 26, dp. 20 in.
Provenance: Property from the Estate of A. Margaret Bok, Rockport, ME
Estimate $400-600

Minor chips to paint and areas of inpainting, shrinkage to drawer bottoms. Chip to corner of pediment.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Margaret Bok, Bookcase, Rockport, United Kingdom, Art genres, Arts, Japanning, Lacquerware, Paper art, Resins, Visual arts

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