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Polychrome Paint Decorated Tin Shoeshine Box

Auction:
2282
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Polychrome Paint Decorated Tin Shoeshine Box, America, 19th century, oval tin container with cast iron shoe rest affixed to the top, the side painted with a smiling black man wearing a red jacket surrounded by red lettering on a yellow ground "LAPALMA HOTEL SHOE SHINE & BRUSH. 5 (cents)." (minor dents, paint loss), ht. 9 1/4, dia. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

HOTEL SHOE SHINE, Polychrome, Red Jacket, Shoe

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