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A LARGE FEDERAL PERIOD PARQUETRY INLAID MAHOGANY BOOK FORM LOCK BOX, MADE BY HENRY FLEY, LATE 18TH CENTURY, of rectangular form with hinged lid centering a parquetry eight point star detailed panel, within quarter round cherry wood corner tabs, reversing to a similarly inlaid back, and opening to a pale green paper lined interior, with partially legible handwritten inscription, "Henry Fley who made this box / died / 25 July 1798. Aged 34 / Tom Richards & Mary Flag / ... Devon? / where Henry Fley is buried." Height: 19 1/8" Width: 14" Depth: 6"
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A LARGE FEDERAL PERIOD PARQUETRY INLAID MAHOGANY BOOK

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 11, 2016
Starting Price $150
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Simpson Galleries, LLC.

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