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Paint-decorated Poplar Blanket Box

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1356
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Paint-decorated Poplar Blanket Box, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, molded lift top above a dovetail-constructed box with till and drawer, on turned feet, bold painted surface in ochre and red, ht. 26 1/2, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 20 1/4 in.
Estimate $700-900


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

Dovetail joint, Drawer, Furniture, Industrial processes, Joinery, Ochre, Paint, Procedural knowledge, Visual arts, Woodworking

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