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Paint-decorated Small Oval Covered Box

Auction:
2680B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,760$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 27, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Small Oval Covered Box, Leverett, Massachusetts, c. 1830, lapped-seam constructed box with pine top and bottom and maple sides, painted green with a red- and white-painted stylized flower painted on the top with red dot border, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 4 3/4, lg. 6 1/4 in.

Provenance: Walters-Benisek, purchased in 2001.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Two small shrinkage cracks on one side of lid, small break on end of lid from peg, flakes of paint loss on sides.


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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