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Paint-Decorated Poplar Dome-top Box with Eagle

Auction:
2482
Lot:
430
Sold for:
$830$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Paint-Decorated Poplar Dome-top Box with Eagle, possibly Pennsylvania, late 18th/early 19th century, blue-painted box, decorated with a polychrome painted spreadwing eagle, the front ornamented with two rosettes, and the sides with crossed scroll motifs, the lid with wire and tin hinges, (cracks, paint losses), ht. 8 1/8, wd. 15 7/8, dp.9 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Two cracks each going about half way across lid, paint losses primarily on edges.

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Decorated Poplar Dome, Pennsylvania

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