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Americana, Paintings & Sporting Items

August 1, 2007 – August 3, 2007

Lot #892
Temp #17649
Sold For $325.00   (hammer price)
 $373.75   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated August 3, 2007


PAINTED LIFT-TOP TOOL CHEST 19th Century In pine with dovetailed construction. 20th century decoration depicting a mermaid and reading "Thousands of fishies may swim through the sea but 'tis only the mermaid who calls to me". Top decorated with a mermaid, Base with a row of fish near bottom. Signed and dated on back "Tom Herron, 1987". Height 21". Depth 25". Width 37".


Wear and some paint loss but in exceptional overall shape.

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