Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 47

George S. Owens Leather Trunk, 19th Century

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property De-Accesssioned from the Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA


George S. Owens Leather Trunk, 19th Century, the top domed, the sides marked G. S. Owens, Savannah, Ga, opening to a removable tray, the sides mounted with carrying handles. George Savage Owens (Savannah, 1825-1897) was the son of George Welshman Owens (Savannah, 1786-1856) the original owner of the historic Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters in Savannah, GA.

Measurements: Height: 19 in. x Width: 30 1/2 in. x Depth: 17 in.


Poor condition, missing straps and handle, surface deteriorating.

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