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Decoupage-decorated, Red-painted Dome-top Trunk

Auction:
2468
Lot:
345
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Decoupage-decorated, Red-painted Dome-top Trunk, probably New England, early 19th century, pine box with wire-hinged lid, leather strap handles, the top and sides ornamented with applied polychrome printed soldiers, animals, flowers, genre figures, and geometric borders, (minor imperfections), ht. 9 3/4, wd. 22, dp. 11 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-250

The paper applications on top are faded and darkened with age, (central soldier figure with some abrsions), the top portion of lock is missing, old corner losses on bottom.

Keywords

New England, The paper applications, Luggage, Trunk

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