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Diminutive Putty-painted Pine Chest over Drawer

Auction:
2680B
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$42,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 27, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Diminutive Putty-painted Pine Chest over Drawer, possibly Maine, c. 1830-40, the lift top opens to a well, with drawer below, on bracket base and cutout sides, original putty-painted surface of ochre and burnt sienna highlighted with red and green, ht. ????, wd. ?????, dp. ????? in.

Provenance: Chris Huntington, until June 1974, when it was illustrated on the cover of his collection's catalog at George Morrill's auction, on location in Mount Vernon, Maine; James and Nancy Glazer, purchased in 1984.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

minor paint loss especially to sides.


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.

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Maine, Chris Huntington, George Morrill, James Glazer, Nancy Glazer, Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon

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