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Sewing Box

Auction:
2556M
Lot:
954
Sold for:
$415$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 2556M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 28, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Sewing Box, 19th century, rectangular box with chamfered bottom ends, the exterior decorated with remnants of scenic lithographs on paper, with black-printed tulip border; three hinged lids, over central and side compartments, the raised central compartment fitted with a lift-out compartmented tray, raised on brass paw feet, (surface wear and losses), ht. 6 3/4, wd. 15, dp. 8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Heavy wear to varnished surface, the round lithograph on the centeral lid is almost all worn off, a few small segments of the front lithograph are worn off. Some interior compartment furnishings are missing or loose, no sewing implements are present.

Keywords

Chamfer, Compartment, Developmental biology, Lithography, Tray

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