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Lot 0036
Pair of Baroque Giltwood Garnitures

ca. 1700, Italian, of urn form and carved with scrollwork, the central panels painted with horizontal russet lines.
h. 17-3/4", w. 8", d. 5"


Both garnitures exhibit shrinkage cracks, light worm hole damage, and scattered nicks and chips to their various layers of gilding and gesso. Both tops have three drill holes that extend a few inches downward, and likely contained or were attached to another element at one time. One garniture has two significant parallel shrinkage cracks on the back with some subsequent losses. The base has also been repaired with an adhesive in two places and there is a 2" x 1" x 1-1/8" loss to the back. On the other garniture, the tip of one of the scrolls has been repaired. The bottoms of both garnitures have been fitted with felt feet. Condition is as to be expected with age, medium and use.

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Pair of Baroque Giltwood Garnitures

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500May 19, 2018