08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 10:00 AMCalender
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Five Assorted Items: Pair of Small Shelves, Face Jug, Silhouette, and Sewing Box

$8,295$7,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Five Assorted Items: Pair of Small Shelves, Face Jug, Silhouette, and Sewing Box, America, 19th/20th century, a pair of small tramp art, lyre-form bracket shelves made from cigar boxes; a stoneware face jug; a carved maple black-painted silhouette of a gentleman inscribed "Samuel Dodge;" and a pine store counter sewing needle box with molded edges, two drawers, and gilt stenciled lettering "AMERICAN NEEDLE CO'S NEEDLES," (imperfections), ht. 7 1/2, 6 1/2, silhouette 5 3/8 x 3 1/8, box ht. 5, wd. 12, dp. 6 5/8 in.
Estimate $250-350

Face jug with two rim chips, chip on eyebrow, crack on back from one side down from eye to and through base and up the other side to near ear; the silhouette had a carved border, most of which is gone, the crack has widened at the top where it was cut to cut out the silhouette; needle box has chips on the wooden drawer pulls.

Keywords

AMERICAN NEEDLE CO