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Blue-painted Oval Covered Box with Stenciled Star on Lid

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1102
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Blue-painted Oval Covered Box with Stenciled Star on Lid, America, mid to late 19th century, stave and hoop constructed pine box, original blue paint, the cover centered with a black stenciled eight-point star and with lapped seam maple band, the bottom impressed "S. FOSKETT," (cover with shrinkage crack), ht. 11, dia. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

The cover withshrinkage crack across center with some some slivers of losses along the crack edge, scattered paint losses.

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blue paint, Seam types, Seams

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