Lot 168

Spanish Iron-Mounted Bone-Inlaid, Parcel-Gilt and Red-Painted Walnut Vargueno

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Comprising a central door opening to three short drawers and surrounded by ten short drawers, all flanked by spiral-twist columns, raised on bun feet.

27 1/2 x 41 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.

Note: A similar Spanish Papelera, 17th century sold in Christie's, South Kensington, The Collection of Seward Kennedy, November 22, 2016, lot 6.


The top and sides with staining and scuffing. Three lock plates, one keyhole escutcheon and a metal mount on the right panel missing. A few pieces of painted bone decoration replaced and missing. One bone finial and a column missing with chips to the central door. Nicks and chips to the painted and gilt surfaces throughout. Drawers work well. Fine quality.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.