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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3222B Boston
March 2, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Paint-decorated Poplar Trunk

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


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.

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Stephen Lefkowitz, Stephen-Douglas Antiques, Rockingham