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Uncategorized September, 16 2009

Christie’s Americana Auction

Christie’s September 30 Americana sale boasts a healthy assortment of early American furniture, prints, paintings, and ceramics. Highlights include a dwarf clock made by Boston-area clockmaker Joshua Wilder, circa 1825. Preview the sale in New York September 26-29 or online here.

Further highlights follow.

Lot 92. Boston or Salem Chippendale Mahogany Bombe' Chest of Drawers, 1760-1790. Est. $500,000-$800,000.

Lot 60. American Engraved Powder Horn, Nineteenth Century. Est. $8,000-$12,000.

Lot 52. New England Sailor-Made Mahogany and Whale Bone Inlaid and Turned Keepsake Box, Mid Nineteenth Century. Est. $700-$900.

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