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Box


Object number

RIF2384

Maker

Maker George Robert Lawton, 1813 - 1885
Maker formerly attributed John Colvin, 1794–1869

Dimensions

10 x 17 x 13 in. (25.4 x 43.18 x 33.02 cm)

Date

1838–1856

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Scituate, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Pine

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Vernacular

Provenance

Skinner, Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts (sale held Bolton), October 26, 1997, lot 120. Mark Laracy (born 1942) and Susan Laracy (born 1945), New York; consigned Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 2007, lot 51. Sotheby's, New York, January 18–21, 2018, lot 1291

Associated names

Susan Laracy
Mark Laracy
Sotheby's

Notes

The box is painted red, black, white, and salmon.

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 18–21, 2018), vol. 2, p. 429, 1291, ill.
Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Mass., American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (October 26, 1997), 41, lot 120, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Susan and Mark Laracy, sale cat. (January 20, 2007), 66–70, lot 51, ill.