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Walnut Line and Berry-inlaid Spice Chest

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
208
Sold for:
$24,600$20,000

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

Description:

Walnut Line and Berry-inlaid Spice Chest, Pennsylvania, c. 1780, with molded top above the hinged door inlaid with scrolling and intertwining lines sometimes terminating in berries and lettered "SS" along the bottom edge, opening to an interior of thirteen drawers with brass pulls, all on molded ogee bracket base, ht. 17, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 10 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

chip to upper left corner of top, repairs to feet, alteration around lock with small patch, inside of drawer drilled with holes to accommodate interior drawer pulls.


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.

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Arts, Decorative arts, Furniture, Inlay, Metalworking, Ogee, Visual arts, Woodworking

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