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Carved and Painted Pine Hanging Spice Box

Auction:
2838M
Lot:
1107
Sold for:
$58,425$47,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2838M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Pine Hanging Spice Box, Samuel L. Plank (Mifflin County, 1821-1900), Pennsylvania, last quarter 19th century, with scroll-carved backsplash over two drawers, the rectangular lift-top opens to a divided interior, original decoration of blue and yellow birds and roses on an ochre ground, pencil inscription on the back reads: "Manufactured by S.L. Plank 3 miles South East of Allensville Pa. Price 1.25 Presented to Jacob & Lydia by Father and Mother Samuel and Catherine," ht. 15 1/2, wd. 13, dp. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

Faded to a light orange from the original salmon. Structurally good. The drawer divider is loose.


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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Samuel L. Plank, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, Allensville Pa.

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