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Collection of Nine Book-form Trinket Boxes

Auction:
2337
Lot:
113
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$1,645$1,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Collection of Nine Book-form Trinket Boxes, America, 19th century, the boxes composed of printed and marbled paper-covered wood and cardboard, and reverse-painted, faux tortoiseshell glass, with applied printed titles including: The Young Lady's Companion, The Keepsake, The Gem, Christmas Present, and others, ht. 2 5/8-4 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Book, Box, Faux painting

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