Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825
The lid initialed “ID” above a church/meetinghouse; ornamented with robust tulips, trees and other flourishes; typical red, white and green decoration. Retains original tin hasp and hinges. (Three inches loss to projecting base lip at proper bottom left front; thinning paint, else fine and original; 9.75 by 8.75 by 2.75” .)
Box, Paint Decorated Trinket Box, Polychrome Flowers Against Oxidized Blue
Anonymous Date/Period: 19th Century
Condition: Overall…very good, old, and minor wood loss to front-lower-center of lid
molding that doesn’t distract.
Additional Information: The rectangular did featuring very attractive applied molding is
hung on brass hinges; conforming case with molding applied to front. Dry patina. *
Paint Decorated Storage Box, Vinegar Grained Small Trinket Box
Date/Period: Circa 1825 - SOLD
Measurement: 2.5" x 6.25" x 4"
Material: Pine, polychrome
Condition: Very good
Additional Information: Lid and base are slightly projected; nailed construction; interior molding receives lid which is hung from wire snipe hinges.
Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Trinket Box for Ruth Beebe, Freehand & Stenciled Date/Period: First half of 19th century SOLD
Measurement: Height: 4"; width: 8"; depth: 6.25"
Material: Poplar, polychrome
Condition: Very Good
Additional Information: Possibly a reward of merit…a similar box
featuring an eagle and banner on lid; the banner displaying the name
“Hannah Miller” was in the collection of William R. Steimel [Garth’s
Auctions, lot 46, January 8, 2000].
The lid, front, and side decorations are centered within borders;
ornamenting the front is a pot of flowers issuing leafy and scrolled
devices; similar motifs decorate the sides.
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