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Paint-decorated Tin Document Box

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Tin Document Box, 19th century, dome-top lid with yellow-painted floral border and brass handle, the body with yellow- and red-painted decoration, on a japanned ground, (minor wear, paint loss), ht. 6 3/4, wd. 12, dp. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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

Brass, Japanning, Lacquerware, Paint, Paper art, Resins, Tin box

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