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Gilt Red Leather Classical Sewing Box

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt Red Leather Classical Sewing Box, probably France, early 19th century, the exterior with gilt floral decoration, drawer and gilt mounts on brass paw feet, opening to a compartmented interior with pincushions, needle cases, and covered trays, ht. 6, wd. 10 3/4, dp. 7 3/4 in.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $300-500

Lid has shrinkage splits; staining to image inside the lid and small loss to border.


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

Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Pincushion, France

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