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Paint-decorated Dome-top Box

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1411
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2743T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

Paint-decorated Dome-top Box, probably Maine, early 19th century, the shallow dome-top with replaced brass bail handle, and iron lock, on a dovetail-constructed box, overall surface decoration in red and black to resemble exotic wood, with yellow striping and green bordering, (imperfections), ht. 7 1/4, wd. 17 1/2, dp. 9 in.
Estimate $300-350

box with losses to paint at front, and along edges of top, minor cracks to top, old worn loss to right front edge about 6 in., top very dirty.


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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