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Paint Decorated Dome-top Box

Auction:
2431
Lot:
603
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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

Description:

Paint Decorated Dome-top Box, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 1820s, rectangular box, the black ground paint is embellished with neoclassical elements including gold and red arched feathers, drapery swags, and a meandering vine highlighted with red flowers surrounding a brass bail pull on top, with wallpaper lining, (minor surface imperfections), ht. 9 1/2, wd. 24, dp. 12 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Some shrinkage cracks by nails, scattered paint losses.

Keywords

Decorated Dome, black ground paint, Massachusetts, Worcester County, Nail, Wallpaper

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