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Twelve Pieces of Tinware and a Small Lead Pail

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
48
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Twelve Pieces of Tinware and a Small Lead Pail, the items used by the Shakers and some likely Shaker made: a small bell-shaped hand lamp, a dustpan, a pail with wire bail, a small pitcher, a pitcher with hinged cover, an oil can with blue paint, a lamp filler, two coffee or teapots with hinged lids, a small covered pail with wire bail, a small, shallow, round pan, and a small rectangular covered box; and a small lead pail with wire bail, ht. 7/8 to 6 1/4, dia. 2 1/4 to 10 in.

Literature: Religion and Wood, p. 33, shows a similar lamp filler on top of a wash bench.

Estimate $400-600


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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blue paint, oil can, small pitcher , a pitcher

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