July 30, 2020 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends August 10, 2020


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Folk Art Carved Wooden Tool Inscribed Remember Me, 1841, Property of N. Flayderman & Co.

11.5 in. long; 2 in. max. width. Engraved all over with flowers, geometric designs, some elements similar to "Pennsylvania Dutch" symbols. "Remember Me" on the long portion; "I.B." near the handle; "1" "8" "4" "1" on four sides of the base of the handle; "August" on the curved portion; end of handle with bone ring. Purpose of tool unclear, possibly paper folder, letter opener (this was the days of integral leaf address panes more than envelopes).

Provenance:Property of N. Flayderman & Co.

Condition:

Chip out of one face of bone handle end.

Estimate: $100 - $150
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$281
07/30/2020

 

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