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Inlaid Document Box with Masonic Motif

Auction:
2255
Lot:
363
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$1,880$1,600

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

Description:

Inlaid Document Box with Masonic Motif, America, 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid, the top and sides with intricate geometric pattern inlay with alternating light and dark woods, the top centered with Masonic compass and square, the interior fitted with a lift-out tray with three compartments, (a few minor edge losses), ht. 6 3/4, wd. 14, dp. 8 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Box, Inlay, Islamic culture, Qibla compass, Salat, Tray

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