02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Polychrome Painted Box with Sliding Lid,

$1,880$1,600
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Polychrome Painted Box with Sliding Lid, America, early 19th century, dovetail constructed rectangular pine box, the lid decorated with a red, white and blue diamond pattern basket filled with strawberries, surrounded by grapes, leaves, flourishes and scrolls within a striped border, the box having a central shell design on three sides with similar scrolling, leafy vines and geometric star devices, in red, white, blue, gold and salmon colors on black ground, (repair to lid, minor wear), 4 x 12 x 8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

geometric star devices