02-15-2009 02-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2444 Boston
February 15, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Lacquered Papier-mache Zachary Taylor Campaign Snuff Box

$1,778$1,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Lacquered Papier-mache Zachary Taylor Campaign Snuff Box, c. 1848, polychrome profile portrait of Taylor above the inscription "Gen. Zach: Taylor" and flanked by campaign slogans "Old Rough and Ready" and "The Hero of the War with Mexico.," (imperfections), dia. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Several old losses around box top and bottom edges, 1/2 in. vertical crack on cover edge, cracks around cover edge.

Keywords

Mexico, Zach