January 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 346: Continental Painted and Parcel Gilt Armchair(68 views)
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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Continental Painted and Parcel Gilt Armchair
Probably Italian, first half of the 18th century
The Fortuny upholstered backrest with arched cresting above an overupholstered serpentine seat flanked by padded arm rests on voluted supports, the shaped front apron and sides raised on cabriole legs ending in hoofed feet.
C Property of a Boston, Massachusetts Collector
With previous restorations, and later painted and gilt decoration, losses to decoration, old marks and scratches, rubbing, corner blocks to backs and front legs later, cross stretcher later, rubbing to gilding of handholds
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.