11-19-2016 11-19-2016
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2961B Boston
November 19, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Two Paint-decorated Trinket Boxes

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM


Two Paint-decorated Trinket Boxes, the first probably Berchtesgaden, Germany, 19th century, the first with floral sprays in blue, yellow, and white on a thin red wash ground, the second also likely German, with buildings on a white ground, (imperfections), ht. to 3, wd. to 4 1/2, dp. to 3 in.
Estimate $400-600

red-washed box with loose hinges and small loss at back edge of top, white-painted box lid askew due to slight warp.

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