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Visual Splendor: Decorative Arts & Photography

Wed, Jan 24, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 345

2 Syrian Mother of Pearl Inlaid Wood End Tables

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Pair of Syrian mother-of-pearl inlaid wooden end tables, each with two drawers and curving front legs. Inlaid with geometric designs.
Keywords: Levantine, Persian, Moroccan, Moorish, Middle Eastern, Orientalist

Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin.

Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went.

Light brown; height: 17 1/2 in x width: 25 in x depth: 20 1/4 in. Dark brown; height: 20 in x width: 28 in x depth: 19 1/4 in.


The drawers of both tables open. Wear throughout both tables including scuffs, scratches, some accretions, and some areas of minor separation to the joints. The dark brown table has wear throughout including some chips along the edges. The bottom front panel is broken along one edge. The light brown table has losses to the inlaid decoration. The back panel and another small piece have detached.

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