11-08-2009 11-08-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2482 Boston
November 8, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Two Boxed Compasses and Two Carved Wooden Compasses

$237$200
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Boxed Compasses and Two Carved Wooden Compasses, early 19th century, one round in a brass case, labeled "J. KEHEW NEW BEDFORD," one brass gimbaled in a slide-lid wooden box labeled "E. & G.W. BLUNT NEW YORK," the other two compasses hand-carved, (imperfections), ht. 2, 4 1/2, dia. 5, 9 1/2; lg. 11 1/2, 20 3/4 in., respectively.
Estimate $300-500

The twocarved are damaged, the dial in the brass case is a little askew.