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Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Box, 19th century, the lid and sides with inlaid shell and whale's tooth stars, diamonds, arch, and sawtooth devices, opening to a compartment with two drawers, on four turned whale's tooth feet, (losses, warping), ht. 5 1/2, wd. 11 3/4, dp. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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

Inlay, Metalworking, Visual arts, Whale's Tooth station, Woodworking

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