08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Three Painted Wooden Items: Axe, Abacus, and a Dome-top Box

$237$200
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Three Painted Wooden Items: Axe, Abacus, and a Dome-top Box, America, 19th to early 20th century, the axe painted red and black, the abacus frame painted green, the box painted green over earlier red, (imperfections), axe lg. 31 1/2, abacus 9 1/2 x 11 3/4, box ht. 7, wd. 15, wd. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

axe with angled break on handle which has been glued but still with a wide sliver of loss, corner loss on head, and paint wear; abacus- paint wear; box lacking handlepaint wear coner wear.