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Cutout and Transfer-decorated Winter Scene Shadow Box Diorama of Boston

Auction:
2744M
Lot:
608
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2744M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 10, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cutout and Transfer-decorated Winter Scene Shadow Box Diorama of Boston, late 19th century, with black and white cutout figures of people, horses, donkeys, and sleighs in the foreground, and background showing Faneuil Hall and other early Boston area buildings, all with applied mica dust to simulate snow, in a gilt-lined ripple molded frame, ht. 7, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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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Faneuil Hall

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