10-28-2012 10-28-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2618B Boston
October 28, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Six Miniature Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items

$330$275
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2618B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 28, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Six Miniature Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items, America, early 19th century, four red-painted items: an oval teapot, two candlesticks, and a bread basket with floral decoration, a round canister with hinged lid and compartmented interior, and a book-form trinket or match box, with painted paterae on a metallic blue ground, (imperfections), dia. 1 3/8 to 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

All with paint wear, the breadbasket has two seam separations.