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Inlaid Folk Art Book Box

Auction:
2255
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$499$425

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Inlaid Folk Art Book Box, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the covers decorated with inlaid six-point stars and geometric border, a sliding panel reveals a pop-up polychrome carved snake which "strikes" by means of a tack affixed to its mouth, 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

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