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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 14, 2010 3:00PMCalender
1098

Yellow- and Green-painted Pine Carrier

$948$800
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Yellow- and Green-painted Pine Carrier, America, 19th century, rectangular dovetail-constructed box with green-painted center handle flanked by hinged lids, the interior with two compartments, a bible verse Proverbs 4:18 is inscribed faintly on the lid and dated 1834, the interior lid inscribed "Sarah Experience Bascomb b. March 31, 1825/d. Oct. 16, 1888," ht. 6 1/2, wd. 10 in.
Estimate $300-500