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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2540M Marlborough
March 16, 2011 02:00 PMCalender

Chip-carved "Maria" Tramp Art Jewelry Box

Auction: Discovery - 2540M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: March 17, 2011 10:00AM


Chip-carved "Maria" Tramp Art Jewelry Box, America, early 20th century, rectangular box with shaped base, applied brass lion's head and shaped mounts, the cover with pierced banner reading "MARIA" and with a panel of a lady reclining and reading a book, the hinged lid with interior mirror, and interior with two lift-out compartments over two others, (segment losses on feet), ht. 9 1/2, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $250-350

Portions of the two left bases are missing, also bail of right handle.