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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Red-painted Bible Box

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Red-painted Bible Box, probably New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with molded cover and base, interior till, (imperfections),ht. 9 3/8, wd. 24, dp. 16 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Cover with shrinkage crack across, remnants of old leather hinges, now attached only to top, (not attached to box),old paint wear and abrasions. Old rosehead, hand-wrought nails on rabbeted joints.

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