08-15-200408-15-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBolton MA
2258
August 15, 2004 10:00 AMCalender
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Painted Wooden Canteen

$1,116$950
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2258Location: BoltonDate / Time: August 15, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Wooden Canteen, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the round canteen painted dark blue-green with red lettering "U.S.," two small leather straps on sides to hold leather carrying strap, inscribed initials "T.W." and "A.W." on side, a note affixed to the side reads, "Carried in the Revolutionary War by Capt. Alex. Thomas, great-great uncle of Chas. M. McNaughton.," dia. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Wooden Canteen, Painted Wooden Canteen, United States, Alex, Chas, Thomas