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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Federal Faux Tiger Maple Grain-painted Washstand

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


Federal Faux Tiger Maple Grain-painted Washstand, New England, early 19th century, with shaped gallery and medial shelf with drawer, replaced pottery pulls, (imperfections),ht. 36 1/2, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 17 1/4 in.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 5; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, plate XI.
Estimate $300-500

paint wear, staining.

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.


New England, John T. Kirk, Impecunious Collector