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Louis XV-style Ormolu-mounted Tulipwood- and Kingwood-veneered Bureau Plat

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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

Description:

Louis XV-style Ormolu-mounted Tulipwood- and Kingwood-veneered Bureau Plat, France, 19th century, oak secondary wood, black leather top with gilt-embossed border depicting hunting scenes, three-drawer frieze with ormolu hardware, the sides decorated with Bacchus masks, cabriole legs, the knees mounted with ormolu female busts, paw feet, ht. 32 1/2, wd. 70, dp. 36 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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

France, Arts, Cabriole leg, Decorative arts, Furniture, Gilding, Gold, Learning, Metal plating, Ormolu, Tulipwood, Visual arts

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