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Chip-carved "Maria" Tramp Art Jewelry Box

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1129
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Chip-carved "Maria" Tramp Art Jewelry Box, America, early 20th century, rectangular box with shaped base, applied brass lion's head and shaped mounts, the cover with pierced banner reading "MARIA" and with a panel of a lady reclining and reading a book, the hinged lid with interior mirror, and interior with two lift-out compartments over two others, (segment losses on feet), ht. 9 1/2, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $250-350

Portions of the two left bases are missing, also bail of right handle.

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