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AN IBERIAN EBONIZED INLAID OAK AND FRUITWOOD PAPELEIRA VARGUEÑO ON STAND, 17TH CENTURY,

the breakfront molded cornice above a projecting architectural-from center section featuring a portico of stepped columns surrounding a central niche with an ormolu mount of the Madonna, the entire center section opening to five small drawers, all with double-diamond pattern inlay flanked by a bank of four drawers, raised on parcel-gilt bun feet, the sides fitted with hand-forged iron handles, height: 29”, width: 50”, depth: 18”; the whole resting on a Spanish mahogany and walnut table, 18th century, the rectangular top with panel banding surrounding inlaid diamond patterns, raised on bobbin-turned legs joined by scrolling iron stretchers and ending in bulbous feet, height: 23", width: 60" depth: 33".

Provenance:B. F. Bonner Estate, Houston, Texas.

Condition:

Some apparent repairs, mounts and hardware likely replaced, surface scratches, dents, losses and wear throughout, some lifting of veneer, minor losses, later finish applied, some exposure to woodworm, top and bottom likely married, but overall in good to very good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$6,225
02/15/2020

 

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