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Yellow-painted Box with Lion-decorated Lid

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1696
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Yellow-painted Box with Lion-decorated Lid, America, late 19th century, the rectangular 19th century box lid with a depiction of a lion in chains and green lawn, the painted decoration later, likely 20th century, the interior lined in wallpaper, ht. 3 1/2, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 12 in.

Note: The image of the lion in the lid is apparently copied from the Goodwin Tavern, Hartford, Connecticut, originally painted by William Rice.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

William Rice, Art genres, Box, Decorative arts, Hartford, Connecticut, Interior design, Ornaments, Printmaking, Visual arts, Wallpaper

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