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Paint-decorated Leather Fire Bucket

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1417
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Paint-decorated Leather Fire Bucket, America, c. 1847, the bucket with polychrome decoration of banner lettered "W.F.C." and "W.T. HASKELL" surrounding the date 1847, on a green-painted ground with gray-painted collar swing handle on iron rings, (imperfections), ht. to top of collar 13 in.
Estimate $400-600

collar, handle, and seams repainted gray, scattered paint losses throughout.


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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