Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #354

Tramp Art Box Assortment

(4) examples, all decorated using stacked wood boards having chip carved edges, applied textile side or top panels, hinged lids and locks; one having operating lock and key, metal mounts including lion masks, front reading “Aus Laebe” and dated “1903” on lid; the largest having metal mounts to sides and a removable inner till; another having a pin-cushion on its lid; embroidered lid panel reading “19” and “01” separated by indistinct initials

Estimate: $200 - $300

Hammer Price: $225

Property From: the Joshua B. Kind Trust. Joshua B. Kind was a Professor of Art History at Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University, and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Dimensions: Height: 7 inches, Width: 8 3/4 inches, Length: 13 3/4 inches (largest)

Condition: Very Good, largest missing bails to handles on ends; wear to interior and exterior fabric panels; one having dislodged back panel; "1903" box having chips with loss; light dirt accumulation; overall light wear consistent with normal use; three missing keys, locks not tested for operation

Disclaimers: we cannot guarantee the operation of the locks

Shipping: Leonard Auction will directly ship this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), New Jersey (6.250%), Pennsylvania (8.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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