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Large Blue-painted Lapped-seam Covered Storage Box

Auction:
2669M
Lot:
258
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$1,680$1,400

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

Description:

Large Blue-painted Lapped-seam Covered Storage Box, probably New England, 19th century, with pine top and bottom, bent ash cover band with lapped seam and iron nails, the bent ash box sides joined with three fingers with iron nails, (imperfections), ht. 4 3/4, 12 7/8 x 16 3/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Yhe cover rim edge has three thin areas of wear/abrasion 3/4 to 1 3/4 in. lg., the cover band has a crack on the end about 4 in. lg.and a fairly tight shrinkage crack across the top, the nails around the bottom have caused expansion cracks in the ash to either side of them, but the joinery remains sturdy.


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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