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Group of four household items 18th/19th century Comprising a brass wax seal for Delaware County, Pennsylvania; a French seal depicting a profile portrait of Benjamin Franklin, inscribed "Benjamin Franklin ne a Boston le 17 Janvier 1706/Mort a Philadelphie an 1790"; a papier-mâché snuff box depicting the victory of Oliver Hazard Perry and the American Navy over the English ships during the Battle of Lake Erie; and a six shillings note from New Jersey, dated March 25, 1776.
Dia: 3 1/2 in. (snuff box)
PROVENANCE:Snuff box: Birnbaum Auction Galleries, Collection of Robert C. Wallace, lot 305.
Private collection, Pennsylvania.

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Group of four household items, 18th/19th century

Estimate $800 - $1,200Nov 12
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Auction Curated By:
Andrew Taggart
Associate Specialist, American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts
Lynda Cain
Vice President | Department Head, American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts