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March 2, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Grain-painted and Decorated Jewelry Box

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 02, 2019 10:00AM


Grain-painted and Decorated Jewelry Box, America, 19th century, the lid and front with painted bird and fruit decoration, the sides with floral sprays, all within a gold and yellow line border, the box opening to a mirrored lid interior and red-stained compartmented tray, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 13, dp. 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut. Christie's, January 18, 2008, Lot 684.
Estimate $400-600

shrinkage to top has caused a crack at the back edge and the box does not close quite flush.

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Marguerite Riordan