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Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
515
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest, probably New England, early 19th century, with molded lift-top on a dovetail-constructed box, with flat molded base, original surface, putty-painted pea green and yellow quarter-fans on a yellow and rust stippled field, (imperfections), ht. 16 1/8, wd. 41 1/2, dp. 17 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Two-thirds of paint on top is worn away. Sides are very good. Wear on molded base.


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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Dovetail joint, Joinery, Woodworking

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