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Figured Walnut Tea Caddy

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
487
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Figured Walnut Tea Caddy, America, early 19th century, the rectangular form with hinged top opens to an interior with traces of tin lining, bone escutcheon, original baize affixed to underside, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 5, wd. 7 3/4, dp. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

missing divider in interior, losses to some stringing at lower edges.


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

Baize, Caddy, Escutcheon, Tea caddy, Teaware, Tin box

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