08-11-2013 08-11-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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Four Small Boxes and Two "ONE CENT" Miniature Copper Teapots

 
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Four Small Boxes and Two "ONE CENT" Miniature Copper Teapots, an oval lapped-seam birch box with conforming cover, a shaped silver hinged covered box with bright-cut designs, a rectangular pewter box with hinged cover decorated with an incised walking dog, and a cylindrical tin box containing two miniature teapots made from copper pennies, with "ONE CENT" visible on the bottoms, possibly late 19th century, prisoner-made, dia. 5/8 to 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500


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