07-25-2009 07-25-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
July 25, 2009 10:00AMCalender
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Early American Wooden Box Doll Room and Contents

$474$400
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2447 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 25, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Early American Wooden Box Doll Room and Contents, mid 19th century, drawer-form, with open top, double front doors, side walls with glazed windows and fringed green and peach silk drapes, gray wallpaper with green festooned design border, woven geometric wall-to-wall carpet, furnished with Evans & Cartwright tin tester bed with mattress and bedding, pedestal table and a plant stand in yellow and brown Japaned finish, black painted tin Empire fire place, three Ives or Stevens & Brown cast iron Rococo revival side chairs, cloth and wire lady with hickory nut head seated in a hand-made red fabric-covered board barrel chair, accessories including several vases, two small rugs, and eleven embossed soft-metal picture frames containing ten sepia prints and a tintype portrait, 1-inch scale, room ht. 8 1/2 x wd. 15 3/4 x dp. 13 7/8 in., (some general lot wear, normal paint chipping on all of the furniture).
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

soft-metal picture frames, hand-made red fabric-covered board barrel chair, hickory nut head