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Shaker Bittersweet-painted Covered Oval Storage Box

Auction:
2608M
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 11, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Shaker Bittersweet-painted Covered Oval Storage Box, America, 19th century, pine top and bottom with maple lapped-seam sides fastened with four fingers secured with copper tacks, (imperfections), ht. 4 7/8, dia. 11 7/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The band around the cover has not been pegged on the pine panel so it is loose, (however, the panel has holes for the pegs), the finger on the cover has a 1 3/4 in. crack, the bottom is painted, as well as the strip under the cover area.

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