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Paint-decorated "Capt. Samuel Hayes 1861" Box

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1426
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Paint-decorated "Capt. Samuel Hayes 1861" Box, probably Massachusetts, c. 1860, the green-painted exterior with black-painted corners and base, opening to an interior lined with 1862-dated Frank Leslies Newspaper Civil War images, the lid with label reading "SOLD BY/WM. DOUGLAS/EAST ABINGTON, MASS./Newspapers & Periodicals.," ht. 7 1/4, wd. 16, dp. 10 in.
Estimate $400-600


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