07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Continental Painted Burlwood Necessaire Box

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM


Continental Painted Burlwood Necessaire Box, 19th century, possibly painted by the female artist Hirsch, tapered rectangular with rounded sides, painted to lid with a scene of 18th century courting couples in a garden, base with musical instruments, interior fitted with silver etui, puller, and scissors, lg. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $250-350

scissors missing most of one handle. lacking thimble. minor surface scratching and age/usage wear.