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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2731M Marlborough
June 15, 2014 12:00 PMCalender
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Shaker Covered Oval Box with Sewing Accessories

$3,444$2,800
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2731M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 15, 2014 12:00PM

Description:

Shaker Covered Oval Box with Sewing Accessories, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with four fingers, fastened with copper tacks, natural surface with remnants of bittersweet paint; the interior with remains of light green silk lining over wool batting, a pincushion, a strawberry emery, a nub of needle wax, an embroidered white wool felt needle case, and several wooden spools of commercial thread, ht. 4, wd. 4 7/8, lg. 7 3/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Good structural condition. Retains vestiges of a bright salmon red paint.


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Keywords

bittersweet paint