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Walnut Veneer Tea Caddy with Conch Shell Inlay

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
486
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Walnut Veneer Tea Caddy with Conch Shell Inlay, early 19th century, the lid and sides with string-inlaid edges, opening to two covered compartments, an old Shreve, Crump, & Low Company label on the base, (minor imperfections), ht. 5 1/4, wd. 7 3/4, dp. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Shrinkage crack on lid, one, inside compartment cover repaired.


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

Caddy, Conch, Crump, Decorative arts, Inlay, Metalworking, Tea caddy, Veneer, Wood veneer, Woodworking

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