Lot 115    

American Leather-Covered Document Box with Eagle Escutcheon,
2006, Fall Decorative Arts, October 7th
ca 1860, a hinged wooden box, exterior covered in black leather, lid has an iron support band with an applied leather strap handle; interior lined with a cream-colored oilcloth. Retains the original lock with a stamped eagle escutcheon; 5.5" high x 10" wide x 6.75" deep.

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Only minor wear.
Sold: $172.50
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