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October 27, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Bride's Box

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Paint-decorated Bride's Box, Pennsylvania, c. 1820, oblong covered box with poplar top and bottom and lapped-seam constructed sides joined with flat tin staples, the exterior decorated with an arabesque pattern in gray with green and salmon dots on a creamy white ground, ht. 3 3/4, wd. 9, lg. 13 in.

Provenance: Collection of Bob Burger; Walters-Benisek, purchased in 1996.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Some light staining around edge on on side of cover, scattered scuffs and paint losses especially some of the salmon dots.

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Pennsylvania, Bob Burger