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Compass-decorated Book Box

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
572
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Compass-decorated Book Box, 19th century, carved on three sides with geometric decoration, slide-lid top, gold-painted edges, ht. 8 1/4, wd. 2 1/8, dp. 4 3/4 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.

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Bahá'í prayer, Islamic architecture, Islamic culture, Qibla compass, Salat

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