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Paint-decorated Poplar Trunk

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Paint-decorated Poplar Trunk, probably Vermont, c. 1825-35, the black-painted, dome-top, dovetailed trunk with sheaves of wheat on the top flanked by tulips, the front with a row of tulips on a crosshatched ground, and more blossoms on the sides, ht. 10, wd. 24, dp. 12 in.

Provenance: Stephen-Douglas Antiques, Rockingham, Vermont; sold in the Dinah and Stephen Lefkowitz Collection, Northeast Auctions, August 4, 2007, Lot 753.
Estimate $800-1,200

Shrinkage cracks in the lid, hasp and keyhole cover are missing.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Stephen Lefkowitz, Stephen-Douglas Antiques, Regions of the United States, Rockingham, Vermont, Tulip, Vermont, Rockingham

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