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Four Small Paint-decorated Tinware Trunks

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
866
Sold for:
$250$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Four Small Paint-decorated Tinware Trunks, America, early 19th century, three dome-top trunks: one painted with a white band embellished with red and green flowers, one with a white band with red and green foliate strokes, and one with a scalloped swag on the front; and a flat-top trunk with yellow flower and red fruit design, (paint loss), ht. 3 1/2 to 5 in.
Estimate $300-500

Swag trunk lacking handle, all with paint losses, two with heavy wear to the tops..


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Luggage, Skinner, Swag, Trunk

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