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Possibly Shaker Butternut Lift-lid Storage Box

Auction:
2765M
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Discovery - 2765M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 20, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Possibly Shaker Butternut Lift-lid Storage Box, mid-19th century, the dovetailed lid opens to a shallow divided well, above the dovetailed case with compartmented drawer, old refinish, original pulls and brass bail side handles, (imperfections), ht. 10 3/4, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 13 in.

Provenance: The Andrews Shaker Collection.
Estimate $600-800

front board warped between lid and drawer, cracks to veneer, 5 inch shrinkage crack in lid near back right, some separation at right side lid dovetail, some minor insect damage to backboard, staining to interior.


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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