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Chip-carved Slide-lid Larch Box

Auction:
3307M
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Chip-carved Slide-lid Larch Box, New England, c. 1674, the box carved from a single block of wood with geometric border, one side carved "1674 W I.B," the bottom carved "1674," and the lid with geometric chip carving, (replaced lid), ht. 2 1/4, wd. 6 3/4, dp. 3 1/2 in.

Literature: This box is described and illustrated in Nina Fletcher Little, Neat and Tidy (Hanover: SPNEA, 2001) pp. 9-10.
The property of Bill McKeever
Estimate $300-500


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Bill McKeever, Nina Fletcher Little, Chip carving, Culture, The Box, Woodcarving, Carving

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