Lot 230: SHAPLAND & PETTER, BARNSTAPLE ARTS & CRAFTS MARQUETRY INLAID MAHOGANY TRAY, CIRCA 1900 67cm x 40cm
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
SHAPLAND & PETTER, BARNSTAPLE
ARTS & CRAFTS MARQUETRY INLAID MAHOGANY TRAY, CIRCA 1900
of canted rectangular outline with twin handles, inlaid with a marquetry panel of a stylised peacock
67cm x 40cm
Good looking tray with marquetry in good condition with good green colour to the peacock and feathers
Some shrinkage to the boards under the veneers leading to a fine 1" hairline to the LH side and a slight bowing to the surface of the tray, in turn leading to some seams opening up to the angles of the moulded gallery
Some tarnish to the handles and several minor marks and surface scratches here and there consistent with age and use
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