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HARLEQUIN PAINT-DECORATED PINE DOCUMENT BOX, NEW ENGLAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Reserves

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 USD

PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

HARLEQUIN PAINT-DECORATED PINE DOCUMENT BOX, NEW ENGLAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY

HARLEQUIN PAINT-DECORATED PINE DOCUMENT BOX, NEW ENGLAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 USD

Lot sold:

2,500

USD

HARLEQUIN PAINT-DECORATED PINE DOCUMENT BOX, NEW ENGLAND, LATE 19TH CENTURY


the till with paper tobacco label CHEROOTS and an associated key.

Height 7 ¾ in. by Width 16 ¼ in. by Depth 11 ½ in.


Overall fine condition. Retains a rich early surface. Wear, discoloration, rubbing to the painted surface and losses to edges commensurate with age and use. The lock mechanism and latch are replaced. The back inch of the top is an early replacement.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cyr Auction Company, Gray, Maine, The Berdan Collection, January 28, 1998;

Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.