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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 86

Three Italian Renaissance Style Walnut and Parcel Gilt Armchairs

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$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

likely 19th century, each with foliate scrolled giltwood finials, studded leather back and seat, one with foliate stretcher, tallest 55-1/2 x 25-1/2 x 21 in.

Provenance: Gift of Frank L. Babbott, Brooklyn, NY, 1934; Property from the Brooklyn Museum


all three chairs overall structurally sound, some looseness at joints, two chairs with significantly worn leather stretcher covers currently deteriorating, one chair with deteriorating leather seat, other leather surfaces with cracks and wear, scattered insect holes (not active), later hardware throughout at joints, losses to gilt surfaces, other wear and imperfections throughout, recommend to view in person or view condition photos, sold as is

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Gift of Frank L. Babbott, Brooklyn, NY, 1934; Property from the Brooklyn Museum