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    Sale 2095

    The Collection Of Marguerite And Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 640

    A FANCY STENCIL-DECORATED DOME-TOP BOX

    WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A FANCY STENCIL-DECORATED DOME-TOP BOX
    Western Massachusetts, Early 19th Century
    Appears to retain its original brasses; interior lined with wallpaper
    5 in. high, 12 in. long


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    A closely related box is illustrated in Nina Fletcher Little, Neat and Tidy (New York, 1980), p. 29, fig. 29.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Sold Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, August 1-2, 1998, lot 714