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June 4, 2016 10:00AMCalender

Small Shaker Bittersweet/Red-painted Maple and Pine Circular Gift Box

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 04, 2016 10:00AM


Small Shaker Bittersweet/Red-painted Maple and Pine Circular Gift Box, possibly the work of Elder Joseph Johnson, Canterbury, New Hampshire, c. 1850, "Jane" in Gothic lettering on paper label attached to bottom, straight lap with copper tacks, bright original paint, (small split in lid), ht. 1 7/8, dia. 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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