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March 4, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Academy-decorated Basswood Veneer Box

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 04, 2017 10:00AM


Academy-decorated Basswood Veneer Box, 19th century, rectangular with canted corners, brass ring handles, and stamped brass feet, the lid and sides with painted floral decoration, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 10, dp. 8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Lid has scattered spots of paint and lacquer loss, veneer on right edge and back of lid is cracked, right rear corner seam is separated, fading to red paint on flowers.

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