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

$338$275
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Painted-decorated Desk Box, northern Europe, c. 1838, red-painted with black and white floral decoration, the molded slant lid with plaque and painted initials "MVD," the front with date "1838," opening to a compartment with two built-in trays, on turned bun feet, (feet replaced), ht. 8, wd. 12 1/2, dp. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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