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RARE STAMP AND PUNCH-DECORATED BLACK AND RED LEATHER KEY BASKET, PROBABLY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, CIRCA 1800

RARE STAMP AND PUNCH-DECORATED BLACK AND RED LEATHER KEY BASKET, PROBABLY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, CIRCA 1800

RARE STAMP AND PUNCH-DECORATED BLACK AND RED LEATHER KEY BASKET, PROBABLY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, CIRCA 1800

RARE STAMP AND PUNCH-DECORATED BLACK AND RED LEATHER KEY BASKET, PROBABLY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, CIRCA 1800


bearing the initials O. B. P., with acorns, hearts, leaves, stars, flowers and diamond-shaped lozenges, with red interior and heart-shaped handle termini. 

Height 7 ½ in. by Width 8 in. by Depth 6 in.

some flaking and abrasion to leather.


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.

Sotheby's New York, Important Americana, January 18, 2002, sale 7756, lot 281;

Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut.