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Carved and Painted Penknife-form Sign

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2961B
Lot:
228
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Penknife-form Sign, America, late 19th century, the working hinged blade with initials "I.X.L." fits into the brown-painted and metal riveted knife body lettered "CLASS OF '70 To W.T. Anderson.," (losses to one section of the blade), lg. 30 in.
Estimate $400-600


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

Peter Gross, Blade, Blade weapons, Fiction, Knife, Penknife, Pocket knives

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