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Auction: Important Americana
was auctioned on: 18 January 2008
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AN UNUSUAL CARVED AND APPLIQUED PINE VALUABLE BOX, AMERICAN, LATE 19TH...

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Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 296, Views: 13

An Unusual Carved and Appliqued Pine Valuable Box, American, late 19th century the rectangular box with hinged lid opening to a compartmented interior with fitted tray; the top, with stamped stars, carved with the figure of a mermaid riding on the back of a sea horse, the figure surrounded by clusters of fruit and berries, flanked by flying paired birds; two bunny rabbits and a basket of eggs; carved on all four sides with peacocks and peafowl perched in tall leafage and palm trees, the top edge in carved layered leaves. height 7 in.; length 16 in.; depth 12 1/2 in. (17.8 cm; 40.6 cm; 31.8 cm)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Important Americana
Date of the auction: 18 Jan 2008 - 19 Jan 2008
Address: Sotheby's
New York