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Premier Auction - Session II - February 4, 2023

Sat, Feb 4, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 829

Signed Belter Rococo Revival Carved Walnut Marble Top Dresser

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

New York, mid 19th century, label for "J. H. Belter & Co.", beveled mirror plate with carved walnut surround and scrolled supports, three serpentine dovetailed long drawers with figured walnut bookmatched veneers, 85 x 42-1/2 x 20-1/2 in.

Note: See Dubrow, pg. 120-121 for an example of Belter's unlaminated work and same label on a sofa.

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Provenance: St. Charles Gallery (New Orleans Auction Galleries), July 24-25, 2004; John W. Stark House, Springfield, Tennessee


original marble top with some stains and surface flaws, possibly original mirror plate (not removed for exam), mirror surround with filled shrinkage cracks, scattered typical surface wear and small repairs, Belter label faded and with edge losses