Painted Turtleback Bellows, American, c 1840

Painted Turtleback Bellows, American, c 1840

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Size: 8” x 18½” x 2½” • Price: $400

Turtleback bellows with original green and ochre painted decoration of two-handled compote and leaves. Leather is fully replaced, and the bellows are in working order.

Excellent condition, consistent with age and wear.

 

Back of bellows

 

Detail of bellows' brass

 

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