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Small Whalebone Veneer Trinket Box with Pierced Decoration

Auction:
2468
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$356$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Small Whalebone Veneer Trinket Box with Pierced Decoration, late 18th/early 19th century, rectangular covered box with brass handles and escutcheon, the top and sides with thin slats of panbone applied to wood with pierced close-pattern decoration, (imperfections), ht. 3 1/2, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $200-250

Missing one hinge the other not attached, losses to bone- sliver at l.l. front, three corner losses.

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