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Paint-decorated Dome-top Trunk

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
518
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Dome-top Trunk, New England, early 19th century, the dovetail-constructed box painted red with brown freehand tree decoration on the top and sides, (minor imperfections), ht. 13 1/2, wd. 27 1/2, dp. 13 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Hasp missing, darkened paint on top.


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

Church architecture, Dome, Dovetail joint, Joinery, Paint, Woodworking

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