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Paint-decorated Lapped-seam Covered Box

Auction:
2608M
Lot:
635
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Lapped-seam Covered Box, New Hampshire, 19th century, round box with pine top and bottom, bent maple sides with opposing lapped-finger joinery, the cover with gilt initials "O.H." and polychrome flowers and vine, the sides ornamented with green and yellow leafy bands, on a salmon-painted ground, ht. 1 5/8, dia. 3 3/8 in.

Provenance: Purchased at William Smith Auctions, Plainfield, New Hampshire.
Estimate $600-800

Good condition, very minor paint wear on cover edge.

Keywords

New Hampshire, Plainfield, William Smith, Geography of New Jersey, United States

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