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Paint-decorated Tinware Dome-top Trunk

Auction:
2731M
Lot:
49
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Paint-decorated Tinware Dome-top Trunk, America, early 19th century, used but not made by the Shakers, rectangular form with hinged lid, the front decorated with a white band with red fruit and green leaves, over red and green blossoms and fruit, on a black ground with yellow foliate brushed borders, (paint loss), ht. 7 1/2, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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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