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Antique Trinket Box, Recessed Panels, Original Surface, Mustard and Red Unknown Maker and History…hardwood The interior and base are fugitive blue, now black; woven tape tab


Antique Steeple Top Reel Stand and Work Box, Early 20th Century, angle view

(very slight cupping to lid, else fine and original; Height: 1.5"; width: 6"; depth: 3")

Antique Steeple Top Reel Stand and Work Box, Early 20th Century, angle view

$445.00

1299-4

 




Steeple Top Reel Stand and Work Box, Thread Holder Surmounting Two Drawers
American, early 20th century
Walnut and cigar box mahogany secondary wood


Antique Steeple Top Reel Stand and Work Box, Early 20th Century, angle view

A unique, two-drawer sewing stand. The spire, centered by small conforming accommodates sixteen small thread spools. The case, containing two working drawers features projecting top and base moldings; wonderful color and patina.
(H: 18"; W: 9.5"; D: 5.5")

$600

1032-188


Antique Steeple Top Reel Stand and Work Box, Early 20th Century, entire view



Small Dome top Shagreen Covered Box, Contains Coins, Brass Hardware
Anonymous, Likely 18th Century


Antique Small Dome Top Shagree Covered Box Containing Coins, 18th Century, angle view with coins

(Minor imperfections to interior; 2 by 1.75 by 1”)

$235

424-297


Antique Small Dome Top Shagree Covered Box Containing Coins, 18th Century, open view



William and Mary Box, Tabletop, Bible, Writing, Chip Carved, Original Surface
New England, Early 18th Century
A rare small size in great surface and notch carved


Antique William and Mary Tabletop Bible Box in Original Surface, angle view 1

(H: 6"; W: 17.25"; D: 12.75")

$6,975

287-68


Antique William and Mary Tabletop Bible Box in Original Surface, angle view 2
Antique William and Mary Tabletop Bible Box in Original Surface, with ruler for scale
Antique William and Mary Tabletop Bible Box in Original Surface, edge detail
Antique William and Mary Tabletop Bible Box in Original Surface, hinge detail



Writing Box, Paint Decorated in Red, Yellow, Black, and Gold Gilt on Green over Blue
American, Early 19th Century; poplar


Antique Paint Decorated Writing Box with Red, Yellow and Black Decoration, 19th Century, angle view

(Looks like the box was painted blue and soon thereafter it was decorated unless the blue is a basecoat, nonetheless, the paint is very old; 10.75 by 7.5 by 4.5”)

$1.825

532-102


Antique Paint Decorated Writing Box with Red, Yellow and Black Decoration, 19th Century, entire view
Antique Paint Decorated Writing Box with Red, Yellow and Black Decoration, 19th Century, open view
Antique Paint Decorated Writing Box with Red, Yellow and Black Decoration, 19th Century, with ruler for scale



Bible Box, Tabletop Box, Probably Eastern Massachusetts or Connecticut
Circa 1680 to 1700, Carved White Oak, Yellow Pine Lid and Base


Antique Tabletop Bible Box, Eastern Massachusetts, Circa 1680 to 1700, angle view 1

The rectangular lid, hung from original wooden pintle-hinges, features notched side borders and is scratch-molded at its front edge. The lid is fitted to a conforming case with notched (chip carved) front corners on a projecting molded base. Original lockplate remains intact; nice old color with good patina.
(H: 8”, Case W: 17.25”, Case D: 13.5”)

$8,450

287-69


Antique Tabletop Bible Box, Eastern Massachusetts, Circa 1680 to 1700, angle view 2
Antique Tabletop Bible Box, Eastern Massachusetts, Circa 1680 to 1700, open view
Antique Tabletop Bible Box, Eastern Massachusetts, Circa 1680 to 1700, with ruler for scale
Antique Tabletop Bible Box, Eastern Massachusetts, Circa 1680 to 1700, lock detail



Brass Bound Leather Covered Camphor Wood Chest
Chinese Export
Circa 1820
Rectangular hinged lid with close nailed decoration and side carrying handles



Minor imperfections to leather, functional and attractive
(H: 19.5"; W: 41.75": D: 21")

$1,465

605-89




Box, Folk Art, Chip Carved



Executed in similar form to American Cigar Box Art.
Dutch, with names handsomely carved on inner lid.
(H: 5"; W: 9.5"; D: 6.75")

$425

1032-7




Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Cake Box, Bentwood Donut Box, Original Paint and Decoration, SOLD
Pennsylvania, Second Half 19th Century
Stenciled butterflies, birds perched on leafy branches laden with fruits; top features urns with floral devices and rosebuds centered by a band of red hearts; all against a field of yellow. Carved and pierced handle fitted to locking lid. Nice old patina



(As depicted, wood loss to rim edge, else fine; H: 10"; diameter: 14")

1111-12 SOLD




Country Tabletop Desk Box, Slant Lid, Original Blue Paint, Dry Patina
New England, 18th to Early 19th Century - SOLD


Antique Country Tabletop Desk Box with Slant Lid, 19th Century, angle view

(Missing lock, otherwise good; H: 13.75", W: 23.5", D: 23.25")

1002-216 - SOLD




Country Store Lift Top Display Box, Great Original Red Paint, Glazed
Repurposed Slide Lid Box, Likely 19th Century Mercantile Use
Wonderful New England Frugality - SOLD


Antique Country Store Lift Top Box with Glazed Glass Panels, 19th Century, angle view

(Excellent condition and surface; great color; 7.25 by 9.25 by 12")

201-421 - SOLD




Bible Box, Pilgrim Century, Carved, Likely Original Surface
New England, Circa 1680
White Pine and Oak, hinged cleating system - SOLD


Bible Box, New England, Circa 1680, Carved Decoration, angle view

Initialed "RI" above incise-carved circular devices (four hearts entwined) joined by incised square; this carving is centered by similar carving overlaid with compartmentalized grid within diamond shape centered by vertically carved saw tooth composition at ends of front panel. The slightly projecting lid with molded edge retains original pintle hinges and is above projecting base with canted edges. Literature: Pictured in Luther, The Hadley Chest, plate 62; copy will accompany box.
(Excellent original condition; Dimensions: 8" high by 24" wide by 16.25" deep)

1122-1 - SOLD




Chinese Export Fan in Lacquered Box, Landscape and Figures, Brilliant Color
Hand painted, carved wood, paper and silk, gilt decorated black lacquer - SOLD



(Dimensions: 1.75" H, 12.5" L, 2.25" D.)

414-33 - SOLD




Box, Spruce Gum, Book Form, Chip Carved
Probably 18th Century
America
Stained Birch
Intricate carving, urn, hearts, love knot, basket and spandrels - SOLD



Minor corner loss, else fine (5.5 by 2.5 by 1.25")

424-163 - SOLD




Tabletop Desk Box, Fitted Interior, Original Red Paint
Connecticut
Circa 1830
Cherry, clean, with rare cubbyholes and drawers - SOLD



(H: 10.25"; W: 25.75"; D: 18")

707-34 - SOLD




Folk Art Mail Box, Carved and Painted
Late 19th Century
America
Whitaker - SOLD



Domed profiles centering stylized carved finial above canted mail slot; conforming case features hinged door with diamond shape glazing; original lock.
Original red paint with off-white and green painted trim, the green oxidized to near-black. Fine condition. (Dimensions: 12.5" H, 6.5" W, 3.75" D.)

431-70 - SOLD




Box, Carved and Painted, Tabletop with Double Tills, Original Paint
Continental
Circa 1700
Pine and oak, wood peg joinery, retains key - SOLD



The overhanging top with fielded carved panel retains original wrought iron handle and is mounted on strap hinges; dovetailed case with similar panels features a pair of lidded tills and is raised on projecting molding resting on compressed-ball feet. Outstanding original condition, best patina.
(Dimensions: 8.25" H, 12.5" W, 8.5" D.)

946-12 - SOLD




Music Box, Veneered Case, Ten Tune
Swiss
Third Quarter 19th Century
Jacots Safety Check, M.F. 1816 Changer
Marching through Georgia, Star Spangled Banner, among other classics - SOLD



Single comb lever-wind movement with 9" cylinder; lid with chromolithograph tune card handwritten with the titles of ten airs.
Dimensions: 6.5" H, 19.75" W, 9" D.

423-16 - SOLD




Bible Box, Tabletop Box, Scratch Carved, Spanish Brown
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Circa 1690 to 1710 - SOLD



Lid appears to have been reduced in depth by less than 1-inch; wear to snipe hinge piercing was probably compromised necessitating modification.
The wooden pintle hinge system is very nice; retrofitting probably done during the boxes early working life. Other imperfections are few, and minor.
(26.5 by 17 3/8 by 8")

956-5 - SOLD




Barrister's Wig, Stand and Tin Case
By Ravenscroft Law, Wig and Robe Maker
Lincolns Inn, London
Mr. Registrar Parker
19th Century - SOLD



White horse hair wig with original black tole box and stand; box is hand painted in gold; wig with owners and makers label. Fine condition.
(Case dimensions: 10.5" H, 8.75" W, 9.25" D.)

690-3 - SOLD




Coffee Bin, Store Counter Tin, Bower and Bartlett's Coffee, Lithograph
Boston, Massachusetts
1875 to 1900
Blue Ribbon Coffee Counter Tin, Favorite Boston Coffees (Hinged lid) - SOLD



Fine condition (Dimensions: 17.25" H, 19.25" W, 14.5" D.)

647-68 - SOLD




Band Box, Wallpaper, Oval, White Flowers on Blue Ground
America
Circa 1825 to 1845 - SOLD



Large oval box covered with a floral design featuring white blossoms highlighted with red, yellow, and brown against a blue ground; the lid similarly papered. Box top shows in use wear.
Dimensions: 11.25" H, 16.5" W, 13" D.

336-43 - SOLD




Trunk, Hide Covered, Brass Tack Ornamentation
Wallpapered Interior with Original Maker's Label
Daniel Watson, Saddler, Trunk and Harness Maker
Keene, New Hampshire
Early 19th Century
Initialed SH - SOLD



A superbly decorated box with hide covering, original lock, and brass hardware; the wire hinges were compromised and are retrofitted with lovely small brass strap hinges. Daniel Watson, a saddler, leather fire bucket maker; manufacturer of military goods, and one of the principal stockholders of the New Hampshire Glass Factory was a successful and prominent citizen of Keen; he died in 1837.
Dimensions: 6.25" H, 15" W, 8.75" D.

270-90 - 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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