02-18-2007 02-18-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2349 Boston
February 18, 2007 11:00 AMCalender
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Large "Wesleyan University" Wallpaper Covered Band Box

$940$800
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Large "Wesleyan University" Wallpaper Covered Band Box, possibly Connecticut, early 19th century, rectangular box depicting the building and grounds of the university and inscriptions "WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY MIDDLETOWN CONNECTICUT CAMPS PALESTINE GARDEN," the cover depicting "PORT OF BUFFALO ON LAKE ERIE" in red, green, and brown varnishes on a yellow ground, (wear, fading), ht. 11 3/8, 13 1/8 x 17 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Wesleyan University, Box, Connecticut, LAKE ERIE, WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY MIDDLETOWN CONNECTICUT CAMPS PALESTINE GARDEN, PORT OF BUFFALO ON LAKE ERIE