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The Collection of Drs. Donald & Patricia Herr...

Thu, Jun 9, 2022 06:00PM EDT
Lot 5

Rare Compass Artist slide lid box

Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000

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Rare Lancaster, Pennsylvania painted poplar Compass Artist slide lid box, early 19th c., decorated with the typical red and white pinwheel flowers on a blue ground. Few examples of this form are known. A similar example was included in the "Compass Artist Project" at Winterthur in 2007. Provenance: Pook & Pook, The Collection of Richard and Joan Smith, October 30, 2010, lot 338.

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Condition

Good untouched condition. 3 1/8" h., 7 1/8" l., 5" d.

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