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Two Oval Lapped-seam Covered Boxes

Auction:
2509
Lot:
568
Sold for:
$207$175

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

Description:

Two Oval Lapped-seam Covered Boxes, America, 19th century, both boxes made with maple sides and pine tops and bottoms, the larger box probably Shaker-made, the sides joined with four fingers, the smaller box with remains of red paint, (cracks, repairs), ht. 3 7/8, 2 5/8, dia. 10 3/8, 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

Larger(Shaker) box with repaired crack across the top, 1/2 in. crack to rim on cover at one end near nail, couple small cracks at bottom at copper tack holes; smaller box has some putty repairs on rim of cover and at a few of the tack areas;

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Nail, Putty, Shakers

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