Estate of Lee B. Anderson - Sale 12AN01 - Lot 1566Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10am
American Gothic Revival Carved Rosewood Curio Cabinet
Of lancet form, with a spire finial, above a glazed door enclosing wood shelves, flanked by clustered columnar supports continuing to a plinth. Height 8 feet, width 34 inches, depth 18 1/2 inches.
C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation
Sold for $7,500 (Includes Buyer's Premium)
Right side of the cabinet is possibly a replaced piece of wood, the finish is very dark with green/grey discoloration making it very difficult to see what type of wood is underneath. The finial and foliate decoration is also very dark with some chips and loss. The rest of the exterior is rosewood. The top interior is pine. The remaining interior is maple and the shelves are pine with maple veneer on the front edge. There is a repair to the top right side, a piece of wood has been replaced and visible reinforced on the inside. Finial has been screwed in. Overall there is flaking to the finish; some small areas of water damage; loss and cracks to the veneer, particularly near the base. Old marks, scuffs and scratches throughout.
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