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Ten Art Deco Burlwood Souvenir Boxes

Auction:
2870B
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2870B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 05, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Ten Art Deco Burlwood Souvenir Boxes
Inlaid wood, paint, enamel work
France, c. 1930
Each with a scene on the exterior of the lid: a baby nurse with her charge urinating in a tree grate; two men in a pissoir a woman outside; a man walking behind a woman past a building with the sign reading "black cat" in Montparnasse; a pissoir; a man urinating against a wall marked "post no bills"; a man in a pissoir tipping his hat to a woman; a Paris street scene with man under an umbrella and a pissoir; a hotel doorway in rue des amants advertising "rooms by the hour," the legs of a man and a woman in lower right corner; a tall slender man in a top hat with cigarette; and another pissoir; one box marked Made in France, approx. 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 to 5 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 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.

Keywords

Paris, France, Films, Pissoir, Toilets

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