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The Ruth Bryson Collection, Quarryville, PA

Sat, Apr 14, 2018 10:00AM EDT - Sun, Apr 15, 2018 10:00AM EDT
Lot 111

Pennsylvania painted poplar Compass Artist box

Estimate: $13,000 - $18,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania painted poplar Compass Artist dome lid box, early 19th c., retaining its original pinwheel flowers on a blue/green ground, 10 1/2'' h., 16 3/4'' w. Provenance: A. Charles Singleton, Eva Shaeffer Estate, September 7, 1991. For similar examples see Pook & Pook, Inc., April 21, 2007, lot 210, collection of Esther & Donald Shelley and October 24, 2008, lot 18, collection of Richard & Rosemarie Machmer.

Condition

Leather handles added to sides and removed. Tack holes to front from applied straps? Lacking hasp. Hinges replaced. Nails added to secure dovetails, mostly to top of rear corners.