April 23, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


16

Elaborate painted wall pocket, ca. 1870

Large Elaborate painted wall pocket, ca. 1870, inscribed with the adage Silence is Golden, over an oval landscape, with lion surrounded by extensive floral and scrolling devices with reticulated borders, inscribed at base Knowledge Speaks Lowly, Ignorance Talks Loud, 22" h., 27 3/4" w. Provenance: James and Nancy Glazer American Antiques, Bailey Island, Maine.

Condition:Top of crest with central flower replaced. One circular pinwheel on crest replaced. Two small repaired breaks to top edge of pocket. A couple short age cracks. A couple small cracks to reticulated edge on left side. Otherwise untouched surface.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

 

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us
 

·        BUYER'S PREMIUM - 23% (IN-HOUSE), 26% (ONLINE)

·        SUBMIT PHONE BIDS BY 5pm on April 22nd

·        POOK & POOK OFFERS IN-HOUSE SHIPPING ON SELECT ITEMS, AND IS HAPPY TO PROVIDE A LIST OF OUTSIDE SHIPPERS FOR THOSE ITEMS IT DOES NOT SHIP.

·        ESTABLISHED CLIENTS MAY PAY WITH A CREDIT CARD (3.5% surcharge). NEW CLIENTS MAY PAY WITH CASH, CHECK, MONEY ORDER, CASHIER'S CHECK OR BANK WIRE TRANSFER.

·        CLIENTS PICKING UP IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA WHO DO NOT HAVE A TAX EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE ON FILE MUST PAY SALES TAX.