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Louis XIV-style Ormolu-mounted Boullework Lacquered Cabinet

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
192
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XIV-style Ormolu-mounted Boullework Lacquered Cabinet, France, late 19th/early 20th century, marble top, the front with classical figures emblematic of grape and grain harvest set amidst cut brass arabesque scrolls inlaid on a shell ground, two doors with ormolu hinges, interior fitted with a shelf, sides with masks of bearded men, base set on turned feet, ht. 46 3/4, wd. 51 1/2, dp. 20 in.

Phillip Thomas; China Seas
Estimate $3,000-5,000

A few scattered areas of shell lose, a few areas of lifted inlay. Age typical wear and minor defects. Bottom crest broken through and repaired.


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

Phillip Thomas, Arabesque, Architectural styles, Arts, Decorative arts, Door, Gilding, Gold, Hinge, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain, Visual arts, China, France

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