11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 3:00PMCalender

Paint Decorated Dome-top Box

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


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.


Decorated Dome, black ground paint, Massachusetts, Worcester County