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Oval Polychrome Painted Wooden Bride's Box

Auction:
2431
Lot:
562
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Oval Polychrome Painted Wooden Bride's Box, northern Europe, early 19th century, the top showing a scene with a young man tumbling with one foot in a globe of the world below an indistinct inscription reading "Mit veil gedult und wenig Gelt/Binich gekommen durch die Welt," the sides decorated with floral bands, (minor paint losses), ht. 7, dia. 17 3/4 in.
Estimate $250-300

The cover with three cracks 5, 3 1/2, and 3 in..

Keywords

die Welt, Mit

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