Sale 17AM01 | Lot 293

Fine Carved and Red Stained Maple Slide Lid Box

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 293
Fine Carved and Red Stained Maple Slide Lid Box
Inscribed MADE AT FORT GEORG 1772 BY DW, carved with a rose, thistle, harp and fleur de lys at the sides, the lid with a sun face and crescent moon, the end with a heart and with punched patterns. Height 1 3/4 inches, width 5 3/4 inches, depth 2 1/4 inches.
Provenance:
Guthman Americana, Westport, CT, 1985
The third of five Fort Georges in New York State was built in 1755 and destroyed in 1777.
There is also a Fort George near Inverness, Scotland, a massive fortification built after the Battle of Culloden (1746).


C Property of a Private Collector, Long Island

Estimate: $1,200 - $2,000

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Wed, Apr 05, 2017 at 10am EDT
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