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Small Red-stained Oval Covered Box

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Small Red-stained Oval Covered Box, 19th century, with pine top and bottom and bent maple sides joined by three fingers secured with copper tacks, red stained surface, (shrinkage cracks on lid), ht. 2 1/2, wd. 4, lg. 5 in.

This box was apparently used by the Shakers, but likely not made by them.

Estimate $200-250


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