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Polychrome Painted Papier-mache Snuff Box with a Wine Patron

Auction:
3191T
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3191T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 12, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Polychrome Painted Papier-mache Snuff Box with a Wine Patron, late 19th century, circular box depicting a seated man with rosy cheeks and one eye shut in overindulgence, raising a glass of wine in one hand and holding a decanter in the other, (minor chips to underside), dia. 4 in.
Estimate $150-250


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

Cooking, Decanter, Food and drink, Health, Human behavior, Kitchenware, Mache, Papier-mâché, Snuff, Tobacco, Wine, Wine accessories

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