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Lot 140: Majorelle Fruitwood Marquetry Carved Walnut and Kingwood 'Les Blés Chicoreé' Sideboard Circa 1900Platinum House
March 22, 2013
Washington, DC, USALive Auction
Majorelle Fruitwood Marquetry Carved Walnut and Kingwood 'Les Blés Chicoreé' Sideboard
In two parts: the upper section having two glazed panel compartments centered by a shelf; the lower section having two marquetry panel doors depicting birds amidst grapevines enclosing a shelf, flanked by two open compartments with one shelf.
Height: 89 in (226.1 cm); Width: 88-1/2 in (224.8 cm); Depth: 23 in (58.4 cm)Property of Various Owners
Repair to molding at left side of top; some minor scratching to top; crack to veneer at top on left side; some very minor nicks to edge of top; some shrinkage to panels on open sides of bottom section; some cracks to veneer on border of panel doors; some minor damage to marquetry on right panel; crack to right marquetry panel at upper right; otherwise in overall good condition.
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For a similar example see, Sotheby's, Paris, 20th Century Decorative Arts, May 26, 2005, lot 54