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Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700
Extremely rare casket on ball feet, iron strapwork, double hasp lock, silk damask interior


Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, entire view

A magnificent French dome-topped coffret; boarded oak chest covered in shagreen and bound
with decorative iron straps, corners, feet and handle…there are five hinges. The lid is fitted with a
delicate swing handle, the front features a heart shape sprung lock retaining key; box is raised on
original pear shape iron feet. Goods of all types were stored in boxes and coffrets protecting items in the
home and providing light weight traveling cases on journeys. This small container likely intended to hold
rings, brooches, and other jewels or trinkets. Ex collection of Frits Philips.
(Fine original condition; Height: 4.75"; width: 7"; depth: 3.5")


Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, angle view 1

Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, open view

Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, angle view 2

Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, back view

$10,500.00

605-120




Paint Decorated Ogee/Bell Shaped Dresser Box
Possibly Maine, Circa 1835-1850
Basswood, brass upholstery tacks


Paint Decorated Ogee/Bell Shaped Dresser Box
Possibly Maine, Circa 1835-1850
Basswood, brass upholstery tacks, entire view 1

Liftoff top ornamented with 16 equidistant brass tacks of the most unusual, possibly
unique ogee shaped sides. Black on red graining, yellow trim.
(Excellent condition; Height: 4.75"; width: 8.75"; depth: 5.75")


Paint Decorated Ogee/Bell Shaped Dresser Box
Possibly Maine, Circa 1835-1850
Basswood, brass upholstery tacks, entire view 2

$1,325.00

1221-73




Alfred Daguet Jeweled Cabochon Box, French Art Nouveau
Alfred-Louis-Achille Daguet, Paris (1875 - 1942)
The box signed on base, “Alfred Daguet, Paris 1909”
Copper, wood, glass, and enamel; velvet interior


Alfred Daguet Jeweled Cabochon Box, French Art Nouveau 
Alfred-Louis-Achille Daguet, Paris (1875 - 1942)
The box signed on base, “Alfred Daguet, Paris 1909”
Copper, wood, glass, and enamel; velvet interior, entire view 1

A fine bow front box having prototypical Daguet style sloping hinged projecting
rectangular lid with bowfront (to better appreciate the decorative top when seated at a
desk or table) The lid and box clad with chased and repousse gilt copper, jeweled with
inset glass cabochons, velvet lined interior; retains functioning original lock with key. All
side clad in brass display repousse; bottom clad in brass…is signed and dated.
The box remains in excellent original condition; traces of gilding; missing one small
cabochon to side of lid and some of the many dozens of tiny tacks securing panels to
the mahogany box.

Alfred Daguet' s workshop was located above famous retailer L'Art Nouveau, the Paris
decorative arts gallery of Siegfried Bing, a seminal proponent of the Art Nouveau
movement at the turn of the 20th century. (Height at back: 5 7/8”, case depth: 4.5”, case
width: 8.25”, add .25” for overhang at front and back.)


Alfred Daguet Jeweled Cabochon Box, French Art Nouveau 
Alfred-Louis-Achille Daguet, Paris (1875 - 1942)
The box signed on base, “Alfred Daguet, Paris 1909”
Copper, wood, glass, and enamel; velvet interior, entire view 2

Alfred Daguet Jeweled Cabochon Box, French Art Nouveau 
Alfred-Louis-Achille Daguet, Paris (1875 - 1942)
The box signed on base, “Alfred Daguet, Paris 1909”
Copper, wood, glass, and enamel; velvet interior, entire view 3

Alfred Daguet Jeweled Cabochon Box, French Art Nouveau 
Alfred-Louis-Achille Daguet, Paris (1875 - 1942)
The box signed on base, “Alfred Daguet, Paris 1909”
Copper, wood, glass, and enamel; velvet interior, entire view 4

Alfred Daguet Jeweled Cabochon Box, French Art Nouveau 
Alfred-Louis-Achille Daguet, Paris (1875 - 1942)
The box signed on base, “Alfred Daguet, Paris 1909”
Copper, wood, glass, and enamel; velvet interior, entire view 5

$1,695.00

1310-47




Victorian Carved, Molded Marquetry Gentleman’s Desk Cabinet, Dressing Box
Unknown maker…mixed woods including solid walnut and burl veneers
American, circa 1875


Victorian Carved, Molded Marquetry Gentleman’s Desk Cabinet, Dressing Box, entire view 1

The crown molded marquetry top opens to reveal a mirror within molded frame featuring gilt liner;
a pair of swing-out side-by-side drawers having burl walnut veneered sides within walnut frieze…
molded fielded panel drawer fronts above a pair of swing-out paneled doors hung on hinges display
American shields. The left door is fitted with three swingout drawers; opposite door fitted
with a cabinet. The interior contains a shelf above two pair of side-by-side drawers above a row
of three short drawers and a baize covered writing slope; the whole raised on molded Marlboro feet.
The cabinet doors are fitted with a lock and sliding brass doorkeeper. Very good condition,
missing keyhole escutcheon which we can restore;
height: 20"; width: 20.25"; depth: 12".


Victorian Carved, Molded Marquetry Gentleman’s Desk Cabinet, Dressing Box, top view

Victorian Carved, Molded Marquetry Gentleman’s Desk Cabinet, Dressing Box, entire view 2

Victorian Carved, Molded Marquetry Gentleman’s Desk Cabinet, Dressing Box, entire view 3

Victorian Carved, Molded Marquetry Gentleman’s Desk Cabinet, Dressing Box, entire view 4

$1,450.00

290-31




Antique Paint Decorated Jewelry Box, Bureau Trinket Box, Bronze & Gold Powder
Stenciling Probably New York, Circa 1825-1850


Antique Paint Decorated Jewelry Box, Bureau Trinket Box, Bronze & Gold Powder
Stenciling Probably New York, Circa 1825-1850, entire view 1

Dovetailed lid and case raised on turned legs; the rectangular lid features a fancy
delicate leafy motif with small red berries at center against a black painted surface. The
frieze displaying stenciled leaves, dots and wispy grasses against a green ground. All
four sides display a border of leaves with hand painted veins centered by rows of dots
and small canted box-like devices. Fitted interior painted green; interior of lid displays a
colorful stenciled urn of flowers…the urn with scrolled handles. Original surface, dry patina.

(Excellent original condition; height: 5.25"; width: 11"; depth: 7")


Antique Paint Decorated Jewelry Box, Bureau Trinket Box, Bronze & Gold Powder
Stenciling Probably New York, Circa 1825-1850, entire view 2

Antique Paint Decorated Jewelry Box, Bureau Trinket Box, Bronze & Gold Powder
Stenciling Probably New York, Circa 1825-1850, entire view 3

Antique Paint Decorated Jewelry Box, Bureau Trinket Box, Bronze & Gold Powder
Stenciling Probably New York, Circa 1825-1850, entire view 4

Antique Paint Decorated Jewelry Box, Bureau Trinket Box, Bronze & Gold Powder
Stenciling Probably New York, Circa 1825-1850, entire view 5

Antique Paint Decorated Jewelry Box, Bureau Trinket Box, Bronze & Gold Powder
Stenciling Probably New York, Circa 1825-1850, entire view 6

$985.00

1210-11




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Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Jewelry Box, Trinket Box
American
1st Half 19th Century
Whitewood with maple, mahogany and rosewood veneers - SOLD


Jewelry Box, Trinket Box
American
1st Half 19th Century, entire view

As depicted, rectangular box with fitted interior; removable tray with fitted compartments and lift lid above lower section having two drawers…this tray above deep storage well. The box retaining original lock is raised on projecting molded base resting on brass ball feet; one foot replaced with carved wood foot, with all else fine. (Height: 8.25 inches; width: 12 inches; depth: 9 inches)

818-14 - SOLD




Decoupaged Trinket Box
Phillipston, Massachusetts
Daniel L. Thompson - SOLD


Decoupaged Trinket Box
Phillipston, Massachusetts
Daniel L. Thompson, entire view

As depicted, this box in yellow with near full coverage decoupage decoration. We find a Daniel L. Thompson of Phillipston-Royalston to have been born in 1814 and married 1847. The box remains in very good condition with minor losses and two appropriately replaced feet.
Dimensions: 5-inches high, 12.5-inches wide, 7.5-inches deep.

661-6 - SOLD




Schoolgirl Decorated Slide Lid Box - SOLD


Schoolgirl Decorated Slide Lid Box, entire view

This 2nd quarter of the 19th century figured maple slide lid box is decorated on four sides and top with flowers, fruits and sea shells. The corners are dovetail construction and the interior is separated into four compartments.
Dimensions: 2.5-inches high, 8.25-inches wide, 5-inches deep.

121-150 - SOLD




Box, Brides Box, Bentwood
19th Century - SOLD


Box, Brides Box, Bentwood
19th Century, entire view

A great example of a centuries old Northern European tradition! Brides boxes were a traditional gift a groom would make or have made to present to his bride for her most special possessions, such as her headdress and other small items from her trousseau. The boxes also were known to be part of a bride's dowry. Always colorful the decoration on the box we are offering is especially nice.
Dimensions: 18.5" L by 7.5" H.

191-343 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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