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October 28, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box

Sell one like this
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2618BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 28, 2012 10:00AM


Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box, probably New England, early 19th century, carved from a single piece of wood, the exterior painted black over earlier red, with gilt edges, 6 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

any cracks, the edges and corners have paint loss, and there's a couple of small paint losses on the bottom. The box is painted black over earlier red and the paint has craquelure with the red showing through.the black.


New England