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Fourteen Shaker Herb or Product Labels

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Fourteen Shaker Herb or Product Labels, New Lebanon, 19th century, black or purple letterpress ink on orange, pink, white, or blue paper.

A wide variety of labels here includes herbal medicinal extracts, candy (Sugared Butternuts), culinary and cosmetic extracts (Lavender), wines, sauces, and even an antidiarrheal drug called "HOT DROPS, or No. 6."
Estimate $200-250


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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