08-14-2011 08-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2558M Marlborough
August 14, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Pine Storage Box

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2011 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Pine Storage Box, Charlotte, Vermont, c. 1853, rectangular box with hinged lid, opening to a cavity over a single drawer, the drawer back inscribed in pencil "Will Williams Charlotte, Vt. July 10, '53," the front of the box with two oval reserves painted with scenic views, probably the town of Charlotte, Vermont, and Lake Champlain, on an ochre-painted ground with brown linear borders, and outlining oval reserves on the top and sides, (minor paint wear), ht. 10 3/4, wd. 17, dp. 12 1/2 in.

Provenance: J. Dickerson Inc. auctioneers, to Harold E. Cole, Woodbury, Connecticut, to the consignor, who purchased it December 4, 1994.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor paint losses to edges, corners


Vermont, Williams Charlotte, Lake Champlain, Connecticut, Harold E. Cole, Woodbury, J. Dickerson Inc.