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Compass- and Fan-carved and Polychrome Paint-decorated Pine Wall Box

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
587
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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

Description:

Compass- and Fan-carved and Polychrome Paint-decorated Pine Wall Box, Maine, 19th century, the compass top continuing to ram's horn scrolls and a carved fan, above the box with canted front and similar carved fan flanked by diamond-carved sides, old surface, (imperfections including paint loss), ht. 19 3/4, wd. 11 1/2 in.

Provenance: According to a previous owner, this box was purchased from a resident of Lincolnville, Maine. That Lincolnville resident said that it had been passed down in her family, and that it had been made by a family member.
Estimate $800-1,200


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.

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Abrasives, Diamond, Economic geology, Parasol, Pink, Umbrella

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