Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Collection of Seventeen Fruit-shaped Pincushions in Tin Handled Tray

Auction:
2786B
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 01, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Collection of Seventeen Fruit-shaped Pincushions in Tin Handled Tray, America, 19th century, ten cloth strawberries of various sizes, two pears, two carrots, and two apples, with one ball pincushion with human face and two hat pins, all contained within an oval tin basket with wire rolled edges and arched handle, (minor imperfections), ht. 7, wd. 12, dp. 9 in.
Estimate $400-600

Fruit is lightly fade.


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.

Departments

Specialists