Live Auction

The April 2023 Auctions: Day 1

Thu, Apr 13, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 273

American Empire Carved Mahogany Barrister Bookcase, C. 1830, H 60'' W 58.25'' Depth 17.5''

Estimate: $700 - $1,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Having two hinged fenestrated glass doors. Original glass. Six adjustable wood shelves. Turned wood columns flanking the doors. Sitting atop two wonderfully carved paw and claw legs in the front with turned legs in the back. Includes locking key. No apparent makers mark. Provenance: Private Collection, Boston-Edison District, Detroit, MI (40-year resident of the Boston-Edison Ford House)


Missing the right claw of the right paw. Chip to the back left corner of the top. Surface scuffing at the center of both columns. Key not included. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the ìRequest Condition Reportî or ìAsk a Questionî buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.