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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3307M Marlborough
November 2, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Miniature Wallpaper Covered Dome-top Box

$738$600
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3307M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Miniature Wallpaper Covered Dome-top Box, probably New England, early 19th century, rectangular covered box with wire hinged lid covered with brown leaf and dot patterned wallpaper, the interior lined with white paper, the lid affixed with a paper heart inscribed "Asenath Phillips," the box containing two early 19th century receipts, a letter regarding shipping, and a ballad, ht. 2 3/8, wd. 2 1/2, lg. 4 in.

Provenance: Ex Bertram K. Little and Nina Fletcher Little collection, retaining auction label for their collection sold at Sotheby's in New York, October 21 and 22, 1994; Skinner, November 4, 2006, Lot 149.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Bertram K. Little, Nina Fletcher Little, Skinner, Asenath Phillips