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Item Details

Lot #22
DepartmentFurniture
Sold For$1,100.00(hammer price)
 $1,320.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 14, 2019

Description

WOODEN CHEST MADE ON NANTUCKET Early 19th Century
Sailcloth-covered top with painted geometric design. Front and sides with additional geometric designs; front also with H.S". Interior completely lined with Nantucket Inquirer newspapers, mostly dated 1822. Height 15.5". Width 39.5". Depth 19.5"."

Condition

Sailcloth top with minor wear, staining and tears. Decoration with moderate wear.

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