Sewing Box, Three Graduated Tiers, Two Drawer

Thread Compartment, Paint Decorated

Sewing Box, Three Graduated Tiers, Two Drawer

The chamfered curly maple [once held pincushion] is hinged allowing access to thread storage compartment that is fitted with eyelet/gromets facilitating thread extraction. The thread storage compartment surmounts two graduated working-drawers, each with wooden pulls. The ovolo moldings and the overhanging tier-dividers are decorated with green and red paint. The box is raised on frontal carved paw feet; rear feet are turned turnip shape painted green. The pincushion frame and drawers are dovetail joined; carved quarter round moldings having turned, carved, and pinned fasteners join and secure each tier.

Item Date: Mid-19th Century

Estimated Year: 1850

Measurement: Height: 10.75"; Width: 9.25"; Depth: 6.5"

Material: Curly maple, white pine, poplar, and gutta percha ivory

Item Condition: Missing pincushion otherwise fine original condition.

SOLD

SKU 1366-1

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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