10-28-2001 10-28-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
October 28, 2001 09:00 AMCalender

Turned and Painted Maple Lehnware Covered Spice Jar

Auction: Sale #2134 - 2134 Location: Bolton Date / Time: October 28, 2001 10:00AM


Turned and Painted Maple Lehnware Covered Spice Jar, Joseph Long Lehn, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. 1870, blue-painted knop on lid painted with strawberries, the side painted with flowers, green, red, and black borders on a pink ground, ht. 4 1/2 in. Note: Joseph Long Lehn (1798-1892) lived in Hammer Creek Valley, Elizabethtown Twp., Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and was a farmer and woodworker. He decorated chairs and small turned wooden objects from 1850 into the 1890s.
Estimate $500-700


Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Hammer Creek Valley