Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Four Book-form Boxes

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1418
Sold for:
$308$250

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Four Book-form Boxes, America or England, late 19th/early 20th century, from largest to smallest: the first with geometric inlay and lift-off cover, the second oak with line-inlaid spine and removable top, the third with red leather spine and hinged cover with an applied printed image of Martha Washington, the smallest a match safe with two hinged openings, the front inlaid with matchsticks and the reverse with a painted shield, (imperfections), ht. 6 1/4 to 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

printed image on leather-bound book faded, largest box top with some warping.


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.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Martha Washington

Departments

Specialists