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Hide-covered Dome-top Box

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2654M
Lot:
876
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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Hide-covered Dome-top Box, rectangular pine box with brass swing handle (one missing), lined with 1791 dated Columbian Centinel Boston newspaper, the bottom with incised script "O Thayer," (imperfections), ht. 7 5/8, wd. 22 1/2, dp. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $100-150

Several iron tacks attaching the hide are missing, lacking bail of one handle, some stains and abrasions to hide, replaced hinges.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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