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Thirteen Miniature Accessories

Auction:
2476
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Thirteen Miniature Accessories, mainly Germany, late 19th century, comprising a wall-hung hat rack with crisp turnings and bone pegs, ht. 2.5, wd. 4, a mahogany fretwork wall shelf, a cast brass tabletop picture frame, a carved bone chess table with attached turned chess pieces, ht. 2.5 in., a painted treenware chamber pot, a turned wooden sugar castor with ivory finial (base chipped), a brass coal scuttle and tea kettle, a pair of tobacco premium framed pictures of the American and Cuban flags marked 'Sweet Capora Cigarettes' on the backs, a tiny brass hinged double picture frame, a Grandmother Stover Bible, and a homemade leather-bound book titled 'Elsie's Vacation,' (one chess piece damaged, chip to base of caster, repaired chip to rim of chamber pot, otherwise very good).
Estimate $300-400

one chess piece damaged, chip to base of caster, repaired chip to rim of chamberpot, otherwise very good

Keywords

Germany, Chess, Computer chess

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