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Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Keepsake

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1426
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Keepsake, America or England, 1850, the tapering form with deeply carved "X," checkered and geometric inlaid banding and scroll-carved end, with two reserves enclosing pen inscriptions on paper, the first "Jane Hemsley/1850 Jan 17," the second "Forget/Me.Not" within a stylized border, brass ring at one end, lg. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800


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