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Lot 14: New England Folk Art Work Box c1840

Art Antiques & Books from the Hudson River Valley

by Orange County Estate Liquidators

November 26, 2016

Otisville, NY, USA

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  • New England Folk Art Work Box c1840
  • New England Folk Art Work Box c1840
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Description:
New England Painted Work Box
A nice folk art New England work box signed on top with geometric borders. Hand painted with the original Forrest Green paint showing some Birds Egg Blue underpaint. Box is dovetailed. Copper or brass tacks on inside top edge. Nice craquelure and patina. This is probably from the Nantucket region of Massachusetts. Interior is unpainted and has compartments. See photos.

Medium:
Painted Wood

Dated:
C1840 - 1860

Signed:
G T Doyle

Type:
Folk Art Boxes

Origin:
Nantucket Massachusetts

Size:
L 15" W 7" H 3"

Subject
Boxes

Condition:
Shows wear equivalent to age and other examples. Box is tight. Please see photos.

Condition Report: Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Orange County Estate Liquidators Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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