Paint Decorated Coronet Case, Tapered and Domed, Original Surface
A wonderful musicians' case ornamented with a horn painted against a faux-grained ground framed in black and yellow; original brass and iron hardware.
(L: 14.75"; H: 5.5"; D: 8")
Schoolgirl Decorated Workbox, Original, As Found Condition
New England, Probably North Shore Massachusetts
Circa 1800 to 1830
In as found original condition, thinning shellac confined to back of top, dry surface, all else very good. (H: 4.25"; W: 13"; D: 8.5")
Box, Mourning Box
Ebonized and painted
Ex Howard and Jean Lipman Collection
A rare painted box with mourning scene; the rectangular box in black enamel having gold gilt initials on the top-SR- above a conforming case raised on small turned feet; the interior lined with blue-glazed paper. The front panel with grassy hillocks, a funerary monument centered by willow trees against a clouded sky. Fine original condition. (H: 6"; W: 8.25"; D: 6.25".)
Trunk, Box with Original Painted Decoration
Early 19th Century
White pine - SOLD
The rectangular lid with applied molding above dovetailed case having applied protruding base-molding. The box is painted black; front panel displays a stenciled four-color pinwheel surrounded by decorative devices centered within a stylized four-color stenciled frieze. (Excellent condition; 12" by 19.75" by 12.5")
497-63 - SOLD
Apple Green Paint
Rectangular Document Box
Dovetail Construction...brass hardware
Early 19th Century
As depicted, tight and clean with wonderful bright paint.
Excellent condition. (Height: 8.25 inches; width; 15.5 inches; depth: 9.25 inches.)
Polychrome Document Box
Four color paint decorated 19th century box ex Fine Collection.
This nice size box with exceptional decoration has some in use paint loss.
Dimensions: 16.25-inches long by 5.25-inches tall by 8-inches deep.
Flat Top Trunk, Original Painted Surface Decorated
Circa 1825 to 1840
Fiery red graining against a yellow ground on all sides including back. The box is of
simple lap-construction and has iron carrying handles with heart shape back-plates; iron lockplate with brass keyhole cover, iron hasp and butt hinges. (H: 9.75"; W: 23.5"; D: 12".)
As depicted, an unusual diamond-shaped box with fitted interior to accommodate spools of thread, materials and small tools. The outside of the box ornamented with carved and applied decoration, centered by carved and applied saw-tooth molding...the whole in a sponge-painted surface. Dimensions: 6-inches high, 18.5-inches wide, 14-inches deep.
Painted Wood Hat Box
The box is painted olive green, with a gilt stencil decoration of grapes on the lid and brass bands. Very good condition. The box measures 11-inches in height, 15.75-inches in width and 11.75-inches in depth.
Large Painted Oval Box
With initials on lid
Measures 6.25-inches in height, 15.75-inches in width and 11.75-inches in depth.
Painted Wooden Strongbox - SOLD
With black paint and white stamped decoration, oval escutcheon, and large iron hinges.
Condition: paint rubbed along edges.
Dimensions: 15.5-inches by 9.75-inches by 8.25-inches.
775-231 - SOLD
Stack Of Four Painted Boxes
White pine... - SOLD
As depicted, four rectangular boxes, each with wire hinges; each displaying original surface history. The red box is of simple construction; proper right end was never painted and has a rich patina; Height: 4.5 inches; width: 12.5 inches; depth: 8 inches. The (light) greenish rectangular box is of simple lapped construction; retains original wire hinges and locking device, interior lined with white paper; Height: 4.75 inches; width: 12 inches; depth: 6.5 inches. The third box up from bottom is faux grained imitating birds eye; lid with brass butt-hinges. (Height: 4 inches; width: 10.75 inches; depth: 5.75 inches.) The smallest of the group wears a lovely soft gray paint and retains original wire hinges and locking device. (Height: 3.5 inches; width: 10.25 inches; depth: 5 inches.) Each box within this assembled group is in generally good condition; minor imperfections as expected.
637-17 - SOLD