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American Modernist Eight-Piece Bedroom Suite

Guaranteed Property

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

American Modernist Eight-Piece Bedroom Suite

American Modernist Eight-Piece Bedroom Suite

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

American Modernist Eight-Piece Bedroom Suite


circa 1930

comprising two beds, one dressing table with mirror, one chest of drawers, one nightstand, one armchair, one side chair and one bench

stained and quartered Sapele, aluminum, mirrored glass, fabric upholstery

dressing table with mirror: 55 5/8 x 56 5/8 x 14 in. (141.3 x 143.8 x 35.6 cm)

Overall in good condition. The wood surfaces throughout present with scattered surface scratches, abrasions, wear, small chips and nicks consistent with age and gentle use. The wood presents with occasional evidence of prior restorations and inpainting, not visually distracting. The nightstand with a more pronounced area of concentrated scratches to the tabletop and a few small losses to the wood around the edges, not visually distracting. A small metal rod is protruding from the proper front left corner of the nightstand and may be repaired at the buyer’s discretion. The beveled mirrored glass is in well-preserved condition with some scuffing and faint surface scratches throughout and occasional small losses to the silvering, consistent with age. The fabric upholstery is in well-preserved condition with age-appropriate wear throughout, with areas of discoloration, fraying and occasional tears as pictured in the catalogue photography. Each piece is applied with a discrete accession number.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Bequest of Edith and Minton Lowenthal to the Brooklyn Museum, 1992