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Victorian Wax Fruit Parlor Dome

American, second half 19th century. A Victorian parlor display consisting of a wicker basket filled with wax fruit and decorated with painted cork flowers and foliage, set on a round giltwood base with doilies, glasses and other bowls of fruit. All under a glass dome; oah. 18.5 in.

The piece was owned by the consignor's great-aunt, born in 1847, and descended in the family.

Condition:

Some pieces loose and detached. Base chipped and missing some pieces. 

Some detached giltwood pieces are present.

Item is extremely fragile and will be sold as is.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$246
12/10/2016

 

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