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Carved, Pierced, and Painted Architectural Whimsey Tower, Obelisk, Puzzle Ball
Date/Period: 19th Century


Carved, Pierced, and Painted Architectural Whimsey Tower, Obelisk, Puzzle Ball, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 19.25 inches

Material: Pine, paint, and varnish

Condition: Excellent, varnish is darkly oxidized, tiny chip to center spire that does not
distract.

Additional Information: Elaborately carved, whimsy [or whimsey] likely a gift from a groom to
his bride. Three tier graduated stepped base, steps with canted edges and brick foundation
raised on cutout feet. Within the tiered steps is carved a concave stairway leading to door above
which are four chip carved frontal sections; the sides display two sections. The arched window
openings contain a large olive green painted ball; finials are gold. Underside of base scratch
carved “H. Collins”. A gem!

$1,565.00

314-93


Carved, Pierced, and Painted Architectural Whimsey Tower, Obelisk, Puzzle Ball, entire view 2

Carved, Pierced, and Painted Architectural Whimsey Tower, Obelisk, Puzzle Ball, entire view 3



Tramp Art, Lidded Box, 1902, Cigar Box Mahogany, Stepped Pyramid Designs


Tramp Art, Lidded Box, 1902, Cigar Box Mahogany, Stepped Pyramid Designs, entire view 1

Three-layer graduated chip carved geometric segments; horizontal center section of all
panels upholstered in green brushed cotton velvet against which are the laminated and
stained segments. The center panel of lid displays “Ch.S over 1902 against green
velvet…flanked by pilsner type beer glasses.
(Height: 4.25"; width: 9.25"; depth: 5.25", one 3” by 3/8” piece is missing from base of
back; loss doesn’t distract; we are able to have it replaced.)


Tramp Art, Lidded Box, 1902, Cigar Box Mahogany, Stepped Pyramid Designs, entire view 2

Tramp Art, Lidded Box, 1902, Cigar Box Mahogany, Stepped Pyramid Designs, entire view 3

Tramp Art, Lidded Box, 1902, Cigar Box Mahogany, Stepped Pyramid Designs, entire view 4

$385.00

110-953





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