April 21, 2022 11:00 AM EDT Hudson - Warren St.


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German Baroque Gilt-Metal-Mounted Walnut and Mahogany Parquetry Slant-Front Secretary

In two parts; the adapted upper section with a scrolled pediment centered by a later pinecone finial, above a pair of mirrored cabinet doors opening to a fitted interior with cubbyholes, above the lower section with a slant-front writing surface, one shelf and six short drawers, over one short drawer flanked by faux drawer fronts which support the slant-front top and have two short drawers, over three long drawers with an indented shallow niche, raised on flat bun feet. Fitted with a partial old shipping label from Wein on the reverse.

6 ft. 7 1/2 in. x 40 1/4 x 25 in. 

Provenance:M. Glueckselig & Son, 870 Madison Avenue, NY, June 14, 1960.

Condition:

In good conserved condition with minor veneer lifting, age splits, small patches and molding replacements throughout. Minor oxidation to the mirror plates. A later keyhole escutcheon on the lower drawer. Feet of later date, and top adapted. Structurally sound, nice quality.

Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.

 

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Hammer Price
$1,900
04/21/2022

 

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