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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Major General Benjamin Lincoln's Dome-top Military Campaign Chest

Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM


Major General Benjamin Lincoln's Dome-top Military Campaign Chest, c. 1770s, made by John Merriman, London, England, hide covered, with leather strap and iron tack decoration, iron band corner reinforcements, iron handles on ends, interior lined with book-printed paper with leaf pattern block over-printing and trunk maker's label on the underside of the lid, ht. 18 1/2, wd. 42, dp. 21 in.

Provenance: By direct descent from Benjamin Lincoln to the consignor, Hingham, Massachusetts.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some wear from use on the outside hide covering and internal paper lining.

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John Merriman, Hingham, London, United Kingdom