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Parquetry Tea Caddy

Auction:
2974T
Lot:
1308
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Discovery - 2974T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Parquetry Tea Caddy, early 19th century, ht. 4 3/4, wd. 4 3/4, dp. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

minor loss to the edge inlay on the bottom right corner and the bottom left corner, the lid does not close fully because the locking mechanism is in the locked position and not attached to the top, there is loss to the foil interior, and minor flaking and green staining to the edge inlay.


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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Tea caddy, Teaware

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