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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



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



Nineteenth Century Grain Painted Slide Lid Storage Box, Fitted Interior
Date/Period: 1830-1845


Nineteenth Century Grain Painted Slide Lid Storage Box, Fitted Interior, entire view 1

Measurement: 3" x 10" x 7.25"

Material: White pine, polychrome

Condition: Very good, shrinkage to top reducing width so that the half-dovetail no
longer retains the top; simply sits there…

Additional Information: Simple lap joinery, interior fitted with four compartments.
Vinegar/paint decoration.

$375.00

532-154


Nineteenth Century Grain Painted Slide Lid Storage Box, Fitted Interior, entire view 2

Nineteenth Century Grain Painted Slide Lid Storage Box, Fitted Interior, entire view 3



Early 18th Century Cupboard of Drawers, Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England
Date/Period: 1700-1730 - SOLD


Early 18th Century Spice Cupboard or Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England, circa 1700-1730
Pine, entire view 1

Measurement: Desirable size: height: 14"; width: 14"; depth: 7".

Material: Pine

Condition: Very good, trivial imperfection to right proper side molding at rear… loss of
small section of molding which we can have restored. There is a small bit of old and
minor pesting.

Additional Information: The mortice and tenon joined recessed panel door featuring
brass escutcheon hangs on original “H” hinges, it opens to reveal eight drawers within
slide out case; beautiful gilt brass pulls appear to be original and may date the chest to
the late 17th century. The case features crown and base moldings. The drawers are of
simple lap construction with applied moldings; drawers lined with blue paper. Original
early surface history consisting of dark mustard over blue paint; dry patina.


Early 18th Century Spice Cupboard or Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England, circa 1700-1730
Pine, entire view 2

Early 18th Century Spice Cupboard or Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England, circa 1700-1730
Pine, entire view 3

Early 18th Century Spice Cupboard or Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England, circa 1700-1730
Pine, entire view 4

Early 18th Century Spice Cupboard or Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England, circa 1700-1730
Pine, entire view 5

Early 18th Century Spice Cupboard or Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England, circa 1700-1730
Pine, drawers view

Early 18th Century Spice Cupboard or Valuables Cabinet, Painted
England, circa 1700-1730
Pine, drawer detail

SOLD

287-77




Box, Bentwood Carrier, Swing Handle, Original Red Paint
Date/Period: 19th Century - SOLD


Box, Bentwood Carrier, Swing Handle, Original Red Paint, entire view

Measurement: Height: 6.75"; height at handle: 13"; diameter: 11.25"

Material: Maple, pine

Condition: Very good, loss of wood to base of swing handle [about ¼ inch wide] that
does not compromise aesthetic or integrity/function, else fine.

SOLD

745-266


Box, Bentwood Carrier, Swing Handle, Original Red Paint, entire view 2

Box, Bentwood Carrier, Swing Handle, Original Red Paint, entire view 3

Box, Bentwood Carrier, Swing Handle, Original Red Paint, detail view




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