Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Baroque-style Walnut Tapestry Upholstered Settee

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3272B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Baroque-style Walnut Tapestry Upholstered Settee, late 19th/early 20th century, back stiles with bronze urn-form finials, curved arms ending in scrolling hand rest, squared legs, carved stretcher, back panel depicts Hera in her peacock-drawn chariot, seat with flowers and fruit, silk fringe removed and stored in conservation box, light-blocking slip covers, ht. 50, seat ht. 22, wd. 69 1/4, dp. 18 in.
Estimate $400-600

Age expected wear. 17th century Flemish tapestry back and seat; back in good condition, very good color and drawing, wool and silk quality, minor repairs. Seat in fair condition; very good drawing, with overall color fading and numerous areas of silk damage.


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

Couch, Furniture, Greek mythology, Hera, Mythology, Settee, Tapestry, Upholstery

Departments

Specialists