collection of fourteen enameled boxes
USA, early 20th century
2.5 h × 6.5 dia in (6 × 17 cm)
These works feature decorations of peacocks, schooners, and stylized flora. Smallest box measures: 3.5 dia x 1.75 h inches.
Provenance: Private Collection, New York (several from Rago Auctions, one from Skinner's)
Overall very good condition, nine with enameled interiors. Cherry blossom box: some minor chips/losses to enamel around edges. Some minor fissures and very minor scratches to enamel on several other boxes. Cleaning to most patinas. On one of the larger peacock boxes, the base has misshapen rim and lid does not fit perfectly.
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