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Parquetry and Walnut Jewelry/Sewing Box

Auction:
2434
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2434
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 20, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

Parquetry and Walnut Jewelry/Sewing Box, the interior fitted with divided tray, ht. 6 3/4, lg. 13 5/8, wd. 10 in. Provenance: A note inside states "This box was made in the Sing Sing prison about 1866 or 1867. All convicts are put to work at the trade they are accustomed."
Estimate $300-500

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