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Oval Polychrome Painted Wooden Bride's Box

Auction:
2453
Lot:
905
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2453
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 16, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Oval Polychrome Painted Wooden Bride's Box, northern Europe, early 19th century, the top showing a scene with a young man tumbling with one foot in a globe of the world below an indistinct inscription reading "Mit veil gedult und wenig Gelt/Binich gekommen durch die Welt," the sides decorated with floral bands, (minor paint losses), ht. 7, dia. 17 3/4 in.
Estimate $250-300

The cover with three cracks 5, 3 1/2, and 3 in..

Keywords

die Welt, Mit

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