Lot 1220: Large Spanish iron mounted walnut vargueno, the top with 16th/17th century elements, the base probably 19th century, The upper sectionPlatinum House
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Large Spanish iron mounted walnut vargueno
the top with 16th/17th century elements, the base probably 19th century
The upper section of rectangular form mounted all over with iron strap hinges and heavy iron handles to sides, the facing side with iron locks and drop handles with ornate pierced surrounds and cloth backs, opening to a series of drawers with architectural fronts and painted bone onlays, the lower section with two mitre molded drawers above two conforming cupboard doors, raised on bun feet.
Total H: 59 W: 45 1/2 D: 19 in.
Property of a New York lady.
Old scuffs, marks, and scratches consistent to age and use
Traces of worm in some panels
Top lock intact and functional
All drawer molding intact
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