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3660T Marlborough
May 25, 2021 12:00 PM - June 3, 2021 07:00 PMCalender
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Small Leather Book-form Liquor Box

$1,375$1,100
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3660T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 25, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Small Leather Book-form Liquor Box, 20th century, designed as a stack of four leather-bound and gilt-tooled books, hinged to reveal a decanter and glasses, ht. 5 in.

Note: Proceeds to benefit Wilton Historical Society's education programs.

"This incognito liquor box reminds me of something sneaky that would have been used during prohibition! It is very Gatsby! I can see this conversation piece in a masculine office or a library." --Phillip Thomas
Estimate $150-250


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Phillip Thomas