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Paint-decorated Slide-lid Box

Auction:
2431
Lot:
549
Sold for:
$356$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Paint-decorated Slide-lid Box, probably northern Europe, 18th century, rectangular box with dovetail construction, combed decoration with blue borders on top edges, (repaired cracks), ht. 5 7/8, wd. 9 1/2, lg 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Repaired cracks along molded edge of one side, and also two cracks along the top of the back panel about 1 in. down from the top.

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