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Carved Walnut Prie-dieu

Auction:
3272B
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Carved Walnut Prie-dieu, probably Italy, 19th century with earlier elements, beveled top, drawer flanked by lion's heads, single door with carved arms flanked by angels, kneeler lifts to storage below, base with conforming carved decoration, set on bun feet, ht. 39, wd. 30, dp. 27 in.
Estimate $500-700

Top, door, and most carving appear to be later additions. Staple hinges for door detached, but present.


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Keywords

Italy, Christian prayer, Desks, Door, Furniture, Human behavior, Kneeler, Kneeling, Prie-dieu

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