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Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated
Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823
Date/Period: 1823


Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823, entire view

Measurement: Height: 6.125"; width: 11.75"; depth: 6.25"

Material: Pine, polychrome

Condition: Missing interior writing slopes with all else fine.

Additional Information: Sprigged decoration painted in green and black against a
salmon ground. The case is dovetail joined and opens to a fitted interior.

$1,495.00

532-153


Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823, entire view 2

Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823, entire view 3

Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823, entire view 4

Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823, entire view 5

Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823, interior view

Nineteenth Century Writing Box, Paint Decorated Inked within the lid: Nathaniel M. Sargent / Lynn 1823, interior detail



Antique, Portable Writing Desk, Campaign Lap Desk, Labeled: John Stiles, Philadelphia
John Stiles (1828-1833)
Round label reads: PORTABLE DESK AND DRESSING CASE MANUFACTURER
NO. 89 So. Second St. Opposite the Bank of Pennsylvania, PHILADA - SOLD


Antique, Portable Writing Desk, Campaign Lap Desk, Labeled: John Stiles, Philadelphia
John Stiles (1828-1833), entire view 1

A brass bound mahogany writing box having vacant brass escutcheon on top; brass lock escutcheon;
brass pin within interior can be released to open side drawer. The fitted interior features a pivoting pen
tray beneath which is a storage area; other compartments…one lidded. The writing slopes retain
original green baize.
(19.75" x 10” x 7")


Antique, Portable Writing Desk, Campaign Lap Desk, Labeled: John Stiles, Philadelphia
John Stiles (1828-1833), entire view 2

Antique, Portable Writing Desk, Campaign Lap Desk, Labeled: John Stiles, Philadelphia
John Stiles (1828-1833), entire view 3

SOLD

1187-46




Writing Box, Stationery/Folio, Letter, Copying Box
With Writing Slope, Roll Calendar, Slate Pad, Ink Wells
England
Circa 1860 to 1880


Writing Box, Stationery/Folio, Letter, Copying Box
With Writing Slope, Roll Calendar, Slate Pad, Ink Wells
England
Circa 1860 to 1880, angle view

Walnut, fine condition.
(H: 13.75"; W: 16"; D: 11.75")

$2,975

930-1


Writing Box, Stationery/Folio, Letter, Copying Box
With Writing Slope, Roll Calendar, Slate Pad, Ink Wells
England
Circa 1860 to 1880, entire view
Writing Box, Stationery/Folio, Letter, Copying Box
With Writing Slope, Roll Calendar, Slate Pad, Ink Wells
England
Circa 1860 to 1880, open view
Writing Box, Stationery/Folio, Letter, Copying Box
With Writing Slope, Roll Calendar, Slate Pad, Ink Wells
England
Circa 1860 to 1880, date detail



Ballot Box, Double Slide Lid, Drawer, Finely Constructed, Original Red Paint
Date/Period: 19th Century


Ballot Box, Double Slide Lid, Drawer, Finely Constructed, Original Red Paint, entire view

Measurement: Height: 8.5"; width: 20"; depth: 13.25"

Material: White Pine, original red paint

Condition: Very good, interior partitions are missing, thinning original red paint

Additional Information: Side-by-side chamfered slide lids, each pierced with three
slots for voting chips. The case is joined with finely cut dovetails, full case bottom above
full-length drawer. Retains three original locks. Inscribed on side of drawer in pencil:
“W.H. Brown / Feb. 18, 90” …likely an election monitor as the box style, toolmarks,
construction and tiny finish nails seem earlier.

$495.00

171-145


Ballot Box, Double Slide Lid, Drawer, Finely Constructed, Original Red Paint, detail view



Antique Slide Lid Document Box with Lock & Key, Original Red Paint
New England
Date/Period: Circa 1820 - SOLD


Antique Slide Lid Document Box with Lock & Key, Original Red Paint New England, entire view

Measurement: Height: 6.25"; width: 18"; depth: 11"

Material: White pine

Condition: Terrific paint and patina, typical of these lids, it has shrunk narrowing width.
A three-inch section of lid edge is missing, all else fine, displays well.

Additional Information: Sliding lid with chamfered edges and gouge-cut finger slot;
dovetail joined case on slightly projecting chamfered base.

SOLD

505-154


Antique Slide Lid Document Box with Lock & Key, Original Red Paint New England, entire view 2

Antique Slide Lid Document Box with Lock & Key, Original Red Paint New England, entire view 3

Antique Slide Lid Document Box with Lock & Key, Original Red Paint New England, entire view 4



Antique, Paint Decorated Ballot Box, Lettered: For / Against
Date/Period: 19th Century


Antique, Paint Decorated Ballot Box, Lettered: For / Against, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 12"; width: 9"; depth: 4"

Material: Pine, polychrome

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: The backboard featuring pierced lollipop finial above down
sloping shoulders above dovetail joined case. The top section with oval cutout facilitates
the voters’ placement of marble either “for or against” …the white or black marble is
received withing the divided dovetail joined ballot drawer. Allover grain painted; we love
the poor planning. Note that the painter generously indented “For” not leaving room for
“Against” however he made-up-for-it with stylish silhouetted lettering.

$1,750.00

879-162


Antique, Paint Decorated Ballot Box, Lettered: For / Against, entire view 2

Antique, Paint Decorated Ballot Box, Lettered: For / Against, entire view 3



Antique, Paint Decorated Document Box
Maine, circa 1835
Basswood - SOLD


Antique, Paint Decorated Document Box
Maine, circa 1835
Basswood, entire view 1

Rectangular lid over a conforming case; original brass hardware. Black and red graining
within green borders; bronze powder leaf and floral decoration…the ends display small
shields centered by fanciful flourished. The interior was “tortoise shell” sponged. The
box is clean and displays well; original key; height: 5.75"; width: 12.75"; depth: 8")


Antique, Paint Decorated Document Box
Maine, circa 1835
Basswood, entire view 2

Antique, Paint Decorated Document Box
Maine, circa 1835
Basswood, entire view 3

Antique, Paint Decorated Document Box
Maine, circa 1835
Basswood, entire view 4

SOLD

1039-76




Stenciled & Paint Decorated Flattop Document Box
Maine, Circa 1835-1840
Basswood, chestnut bottom


Stenciled & Paint Decorated Flattop Document Box
Maine, Circa 1835-1840
Basswood, chestnut bottom, entire view 1

Black on red graining, bronze powder stenciling; compotes with fruits within mustard
borders. (Excellent original condition; Height: 5.75"; width: 11.75"; depth: 7.5")


Stenciled & Paint Decorated Flattop Document Box
Maine, Circa 1835-1840
Basswood, chestnut bottom, entire view 2

Stenciled & Paint Decorated Flattop Document Box
Maine, Circa 1835-1840
Basswood, chestnut bottom, entire view 3

$625.00

1210-12





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