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2023 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 193

Tramp Art Wall Pocket, Miniature Chest & Cabinet Plus 2 Books

Estimate: $400 - $450
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Three (3) Tramp Art carved wooden items. 1st item: Wall pocket or hanging magazine rack with a star medallion pediment and geometric chip carved decoration throughout, lined with a velvet interior. Front with an opening holding a restrike of an English print depicting dogs in an interior scene, under glass. 22" H x 16 1/4" W x 3 1/2" H. 2nd item: Miniature tramp art dresser or jewelry chest with applied diagonal chip carved line decoration throughout. Topped with a scalloped arch pediment having two shelves and a central rectangular mirror, two glove boxes with hinged lids and brass decorative ring pulls over a rectangular overhanging walnut top, plain walnut sides, and three drawers with brass ring pulls and a serpentine skirt. Back with old paper lining and printed cigar box wood. 19 1/2" H x 10" W x 6 1/4" D. 3rd item: Small tramp art cabinet with arched openings to body and chip carved risen decoration to top and base, applied carved designs to each side, with one drawer to bottom and stationary key pull. 15 3/4" H x 8" W x 4 1/4" D. All items American, Late 19th/Early 20th Century. Lot also includes two (2) Tramp Art books, TRAMP ART: A FOLK ART PHENOMENON by Helaine Fendelman & Jonathan Taylor, 1999; and A LEGACY IN TRAMP ART by Clifford A. Wallach, 2012.


1st item: Hinged front has become detached except by velvet lining. Some overall use wear and loss to decoration, especially at the corners. 2nd item: Scratch to mirror, mirror has been replaced, small loss to overhanging top at corner, slight scattered decoration loss.

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Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone # (865) 766-3000
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Knoxville, TN 37909
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The Estate of James Lewis, Carthage, Tennessee.