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Three Paint-decorated Boxes

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1412
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Three Paint-decorated Boxes, probably northern Europe, 19th century, the nail-constructed boxes all painted with an off-white ground and black-outlined buildings interspersed with stylized trees, a small dome-top box and two larger slide-lid boxes, the largest slide lid with yellow and white line and squiggle decoration, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 3 to 6 1/4, wd. 4 1/2 to 10, dp. 3 to 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

some minor paint loss, largest box very dirty overall.


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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