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Carved and Painted Penknife-form Sign

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1296
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Carved and Painted Penknife-form Sign, America, late 19th century, the working hinged blade with initials "I.X.L." fits into the brown-painted and metal riveted knife body lettered "CLASS OF '70 To W.T. Anderson.," (losses to one section of the blade), lg. 30 in.
Estimate $400-600


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.

Keywords

Peter Gross, Blade, Blade weapons, Fiction, Knife, Penknife, Pocket knives

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