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Continental Painted Tin Alms Box

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Painted Tin Alms Box, possibly Germany, late 17th/early 18th century, shaped top over hinged lid with latch over curvate case with crest motif on the side, chainmail insert in interior, ht. 6, wd. 6 3/4, dp. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Overall age-typical wear to surfaces. Chain mail is later addition.


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.

Keywords

Germany, Chainmail, Computing, Containers, Flip-flop, Food packaging, Latch, Oral literature, Packaging, Technology, Tin box

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