02-27-2016 02-27-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2880B Boston
February 27, 2016 10:00AMCalender
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Shadow Box Tabletop Diorama of a Three-masted Vessel and Smaller Vessels

$4,305$3,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Shadow Box Tabletop Diorama of a Three-masted Vessel and Smaller Vessels, America, late 19th century, the central square-rigged vessel flying a pennant from the mainmast and an American flag off the stern, on a painted carved "sea," surrounded by smaller sailing vessels, the background painted with a lighthouse and distant land, all housed in a glazed walnut case with dentil-molded cornice, flanking quarter-columns, and molded base with cutout bracket feet centering a shaped drop, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 26, wd. 33 1/2, dp. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

lacks decorative elements at top of case.


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