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Two Wallpaper-covered Band/Hat Boxes

Auction:
2482
Lot:
439
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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

Description:

Two Wallpaper-covered Band/Hat Boxes, America, c. 1835, one with the cover depicting a castle, rocky island, and sailboat on a lake, typically the cover that was used on the one offered here with "A PEEP AT THE MOON" showing a telescope, and telescopic views of lunar figures and landscape; the other box depicting a ship on the cover, the sides showing the "GRAND CANAL" scene, (wear), ht. 11, 12, dia. 17, 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Wear associated with age and use some joinery separations.

Keywords

Hat, Wallpaper

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