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Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England, entire view

Measurement: Height: 10.5"; width: 23.75"; depth: 11.75"

Material: White pine and polychrome

Condition: Very good, original condition including hardware

Provenance: Ronnie Newman

Additional Information: This uniquely decorated dovetailed box features a repeating
pattern of houses, bordered by flowers and leaves.

$8,300.00

1287-12


Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England, entire view 2

Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England, entire view 3

Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England, entire view 4

Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England, entire view 5

Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England, entire view 6

Yellow-painted and Red-stenciled Lift-top Box, New England, entire view 7



Box, Trunk, Paint Decorated, Original Paint
Date/Period: Circa 1825


Box, Trunk, Paint Decorated, Original Paint, entire view

Measurement: Height: 8.75"; width: 24"; depth: 11.5"

Material: Pine, polychrome, iron hardware

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: The trunk is painted green overall; the lid displays initials “PG”
within oval lozenge flanked by stylized tulip-like devises. The front is ornamented with
similar devices.

$4,250.00

532-181


Box, Trunk, Paint Decorated, Original Paint, entire view 2

Box, Trunk, Paint Decorated, Original Paint, entire view 3

Box, Trunk, Paint Decorated, Original Paint, entire view 4

Box, Trunk, Paint Decorated, Original Paint, entire view



18th Century Tabletop Box, Original Red Paint
Found long ago in Connecticut, circa 1750-1780
Red pine, poplar, and white pine…beautiful red paint


18th Century Tabletop Box, Original Red Paint
Found long ago in Connecticut, circa 1750-1780
Red pine, poplar, and white pine…beautiful red paint, entire view 1

The slightly domed cleated top on conforming case of dovetail joinery; bottom attached
with rosehead nails; large strap lock hasp; two pair original history straps hinges. The
top now attached with very old leather hinges, one with updated leather
(Original remains with box). Height: 9"; width: 23"; depth: 16".


18th Century Tabletop Box, Original Red Paint
Found long ago in Connecticut, circa 1750-1780
Red pine, poplar, and white pine…beautiful red paint, entire view 2

18th Century Tabletop Box, Original Red Paint
Found long ago in Connecticut, circa 1750-1780
Red pine, poplar, and white pine…beautiful red paint, entire view 3

18th Century Tabletop Box, Original Red Paint
Found long ago in Connecticut, circa 1750-1780
Red pine, poplar, and white pine…beautiful red paint, entire view 4

$4,200.00

1278-4




Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill
Date/Period: 1835-1840


Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 13"; width: 28.5"; depth: 14.5"

Material: Basswood

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: Flattop box, the front displaying freehand painted green and
yellow floral devices with red veining centering wispy tendrils done in yellow against
black and red ground within green and mustard border. The lid similarly decorated and
outlined with green and mustard pinstriping. (Ex: Stephen Score, Daphne Farago.

Exhibited: “Four Rhode Island Collectors of Folk Art: Eliza Green, Metcalf Radeke,
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Maxim Karolik and Daphne Farago”
at the Rhode Island
School of Design, September 27 through November 17, 1985

$5,700.00

532-155


Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill, entire view 2

Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill, entire view 3

Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill, top view

Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill, side view 1

Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill, side view 2

Paint Decorated Trunk, Flattop, Maine, Possibly Paris Hill, back view



Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition
New England, circa 1825-1835


Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 1

Broadly brushed black on red paint, whimsical trees and stylized botanic devices.
(Excellent original condition; Height: 12.5"; width: 23.75"; depth: 11.75")


Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 2

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 3

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 4

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, top view

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, side view 1

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, side view 2

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, back view

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, bottom view

$4,250.00

1256-77




Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches
Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds
Date/Period: 19th Century


Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view

Measurement: 8.5" x 13.5" x 6.5"

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: Decorated in the Style of Berlin, Connecticut Shops, Attributed
to Edward Francis. The trunk lid with wide yellow band…the large flowers and floral
spray painted on ends are among Berlin shop traditions as is the ribbon-stroke border
decoration on lid. See American Painted Tinware, Volume IV by Gina Martin, and Lois
Tucker; pp. 22/23. Volume I, chapter one discusses the Berlin, Connecticut shop
traditions in detail. The authors state that: “Green paint is very thin and nearly
impossible to see now”
. This trunk, a rare survivor…is outstanding.

$6,250.00

809-92


Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 2

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 3

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 4

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 5

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 6



Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration
New England
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 6.375"; width: 9.75"; depth: 5.25"

Material: White pine and poplar

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: This little box imitating painted tin (tole) displays full coverage
decoration featuring freehand and stenciled ornament done in silver powder, red,
mustard yellow and blue paint against the black ground. Displays beautifully.

$2,950.00

532-170


Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration, entire view 2

Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration, entire view 3

Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration, entire view 4

Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration, entire view 5

Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration, entire view 6

Small Dome Top Paint Decorated Trunk, Unique & Original Painted Decoration, entire view 7



Dome Top Trunk, Original Paint, Unusual Decoration, Initialed “AD”
New England, Early 19th Century


Antique Dome Top Trunk with Original Paint and Unusual Decoration, Early 19th Century, angle view

(Excellent original condition; W: 30"; D: 14"; H: 12")

$1,525.00

928-67


Antique Dome Top Trunk with Original Paint and Unusual Decoration, Early 19th Century, entire view
Antique Dome Top Trunk with Original Paint and Unusual Decoration, Early 19th Century, top detail
Antique Dome Top Trunk with Original Paint and Unusual Decoration, Early 19th Century, side detail



Antique Storage Box from Mercantile, Original painted Lettering – SHAWLS
New England
Date/Period: First half of nineteenth century


Antique Storage Box from Mercantile, Original painted Lettering – SHAWLS New England, entire view

Measurement: Height: 7.75"; width: 19.5": depth: 15.25"

Material: Poplar

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: A rarely encountered survivor, a merchants storage box. The
box is dovetail joined, top of lid and bottom of box are held in place by tiny square finish
nails. Lettering and fanciful flourishes done in a clamshell white paint.

$2,550.00

290-76


Antique Storage Box from Mercantile, Original painted Lettering – SHAWLS New England, entire view 2

Antique Storage Box from Mercantile, Original painted Lettering – SHAWLS New England, entire view 3

Antique Storage Box from Mercantile, Original painted Lettering – SHAWLS New England, entire view 4




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