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Five Tartanware Items

Auction:
2509
Lot:
845
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

Five Tartanware Items, late 19th/early 20th century, a vinaigrette in the Caledonia tartan containing a stoppered bottle, a hexagonal spool holder box in Prince Charlie with "Clark's Spool Cotton" paper label lining the interior of the hinged cover, two cylindrical covered boxes with applied cut-out photographs of sculptures with Classical figures in Stuart and McPherson, and a small cylindrical box in a red-based tartan, (wear, small losses), ht. 2 1/4-3 1/4 in.
Estimate $250-350

Spool box with 1/2 x 3/4 in. loss to tartan paper, the smaller cylindrical box with several small losses around the base, larger box has a vertical shrinkage crack, other boxes with small losses of paper around top and bottom edges.

Keywords

Charlie, Box, Dots and Boxes, Tartan

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