02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
691

Carved and Inlaid Wooden Writing Box,

$1,116$950
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Inlaid Wooden Writing Box, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1839, narrow rectangular box with sliding lid and lollipop handle, scribed and decorated with a heart, stars, diamonds and circles in ivory, dark and light wood inlays with tiny steel brads, initialed, FTG 1839, (two pieces of inlay missing), ht. 1 1/2 x 9 x 1 3/8 in.

N.B. A note identifies the initials as Francis Turner Grant, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Estimate $200-300

N.B. A note identifies the initials as Francis Grant Turner, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Keywords

New Hampshire, Portsmouth, tiny steel brads, Francis Turner Grant, Francis Grant Turner, Hampshire, Inlay, Rockingham County, New Hampshire