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Paint-decorated Pine Storage Box

Auction:
2558M
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

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

Description:

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

Keywords

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

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