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Al and Mae Capone's Black Forest Carved Humidor and Side Chairs

Al and Mae Capone's Black Forest carved humidor and side chairs. Swiss carved novelty set, the carved stand depicting a standing bear with raised paw supporting top with a pair of box compartments, their lids fitted with carved figures of seating bears flanking a round compartment near a carved seated bear, the upright bear rests upon platform base with angled feet. Two matching musical side chairs with serpentine backs pierce carved with two large bears, their paws outstretched and heads turned toward each other, the serpentine shaped seats concealing windup Swiss music boxes. Circa 1920s.

Dimensions: (humidor) 35"h x 17" x 17"; (chair) 27"h

Provenance: Al and Mae Capone (Palm Island home) to Sonny Capone to his daughters.

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In CA: Delbert McCrea 831-566-6088

Outside CA: CC Transport 920-450-5027

Condition:

Fair with wear, loose joints and wood separations. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$21,780
10/09/2021

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21% when bidding through witherells.com.