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Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett
New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 6.75"; width: 2.5"

Material: White pine, oak

Condition: Very good, thinning paint at high spots, missing sling straps

Additional Information: Tack and peg construction, both sides maker signed.

$1,365.00

473-46


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett New England, entire view 2

Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett New England, detail view



Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Sage Green, New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Sage Green, New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 6.25"; depth: 2", scarce small size

Material: White pine, oak, or ash bentwood (hard to tell through paint, wire carrying
sling straps.

Condition: Very good original condition

Additional Information: Usual tack and peg construction, great paint, dry patina;
bother sides display impressed maker’s mark: H. HOYT.

$1,350.00

473-44


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Sage Green, New England, entire view 2

Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Sage Green, New England, detail view



Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps
Militia… New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820


Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 7.25"; depth: 2.5"

Material: Oak and pine, leather sling straps, copper rosehead tacks

Condition: Very good, Woodchip loss on front side as depicted, caused by shrinkage
against wood peg. Scratch-carved initials on backside: “SD” …black over red paint.

Additional Information: Rosehead tack and peg construction, intact sling straps.
“M.S.” painted over original “U.S.” likely right after the War of 1812. Canteen is maker
signed; E. BURR, a fourth-generation box-maker. Elisha Burr (1776-1863) of Hingham,
Massachusetts.

$1,275.00

473-43


Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, entire view 2

Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, detail view 1

Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, detail view 2



Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards
Pepperrell, Massachusetts
Date/Period: Circa 1812, Historic Second Paint Likely Circa 1835


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards Pepperrell, Massachusetts, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 7.25"; depth: 2.5"

Material: Pine, probably oak bentwood sides, polychrome

Condition: Very good with typical scattered paint losses commensurate with age and
use. Retains one leather sling strap.

Additional Information: Tack and peg construction. Working period black over blue
paint…red painted border encircling “P.G”.) The Prescott Guards, an independent militia
company organized in 1819 A.K.A. the Pepperell Light Infantry. The Prescott Guards
honored a famous Revolutionary War hero Colonel William Prescott from Pepperrell
who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Bill Guthman had a “PG” example in his collection that was sold by Northeast Auction
in 2006. We know of at least one other sold by a well-respected dealer of militaria.

$1,595.00

532-169


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards Pepperrell, Massachusetts, entire view 2

Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards Pepperrell, Massachusetts, entire view 3



Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Numbered 27, New England
Robin’s Egg Blue, Bittersweet & Mustard Yellow
Date/Period: Circa 1812 - SOLD


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Numbered 27, New England Robin’s Egg Blue, Bittersweet & Mustard Yellow, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 6.25"; depth: 2.375"

Material: Pine, bentwood, polychrome, and leather

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: Typical tack and peg construction, leather carrying sling
straps. GREAT paint and patina…the reverse displaying freehand “27”.

SOLD

473-45


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Numbered 27, New England Robin’s Egg Blue, Bittersweet & Mustard Yellow, entire view 2

Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Numbered 27, New England Robin’s Egg Blue, Bittersweet & Mustard Yellow, entire view 3



Canteen, Cheese Box, War of 1812, Original Red/Bittersweet Paint, Signed E. Barrett
Militia… New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820 - SOLD


Canteen, Cheese Box, War of 1812, Original Red/Bittersweet Paint, Signed E. Barrett Militia… New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 7"; depth: 2.5"

Material: Oak and pine

Condition: Excellent although missing leather sling straps

Additional Information: Tack and peg construction, terrific painted surface; impressed
maker’s mark on both front and back.

SOLD

473-47


Canteen, Cheese Box, War of 1812, Original Red/Bittersweet Paint, Signed E. Barrett Militia… New England, entire view 2

Canteen, Cheese Box, War of 1812, Original Red/Bittersweet Paint, Signed E. Barrett Militia… New England, detail view



Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed
Date/Period: First half of 19th century


Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, entire view

Measurement: Left: 8 5/8” x 6 5/8”, 8 3/8” x 6.5”, on the right…a tad smaller

Material: Maple and white pine

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: A group of three early oval boxes being of clinched-tack and
wooden peg construction; finely made…tapered fingers feature canted edges; box with
half-finger was made that way. Reddish brown color, full coverage, dry patina. Each lid
is vinegar grained in large cursive script reading “Ginger”, “Coffee”, “Spice”.

$1,695.00 the lot…

314-92


Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, coffee view 1

Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, coffee view 2

Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, coffee view 3

Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, ginger view 1

Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, ginger view 2

Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, spice view 1

Oval Fingered Pantry Spice Boxes, Original Paint, Inscribed, spice view 2



Pantry Box
Date/Period: 19th Century - SOLD


Pantry Box, entire view 1

Measurement: 8” x 3.25”

Material: Maple with pine top and bottom

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Single lap, tacked, grain painted

SOLD

MH3-136


Pantry Box, entire view 2

Pantry Box, entire view 3



Pantry Box
Date/Period: 19th Century


Pantry Box, entire view 1

Measurement: 7.75” x 3.5”

Material: Maple with pine top and bottom

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Lipstick red paint, tack and wooden peg construction

$450.00

MH3-135


Pantry Box, entire view 2

Pantry Box, entire view 3



19th Century Round Bentwood Pantry Box, Original Paint
New England
Maple sides, pine top and bottom,
lid features tapered finger, tack & peg joinery… - SOLD


19th Century Round Bentwood Pantry Box, Original Paint
New England
Maple sides, pine top and bottom, lid features tapered finger, tack & peg joinery, entire view 1

(Excellent condition: Height: 4.75"; diameter: 10")


19th Century Round Bentwood Pantry Box, Original Paint
New England
Maple sides, pine top and bottom, lid features tapered finger, tack & peg joinery, entire view 2

19th Century Round Bentwood Pantry Box, Original Paint
New England
Maple sides, pine top and bottom, lid features tapered finger, tack & peg joinery, entire view 3

SOLD

1349-4




Antique Pantry – Spice Box, Original Apple Green Paint, Lid Impressed BOSTON
Boston, Massachusetts, 19th Century
Maple and white pine, clinched tack and peg construction


Antique Pantry – Spice Box, Original Apple Green Paint, Lid Impressed BOSTON
Boston, Massachusetts, 19th Century
Maple and white pine, clinched tack and peg construction, entire view

The top is impressed with an illegible maker or merchant name
(10" x 5")


Antique Pantry – Spice Box, Original Apple Green Paint, Lid Impressed BOSTON
Boston, Massachusetts, 19th Century
Maple and white pine, clinched tack and peg construction, angle view 1

Antique Pantry – Spice Box, Original Apple Green Paint, Lid Impressed BOSTON
Boston, Massachusetts, 19th Century
Maple and white pine, clinched tack and peg construction, angle view 2

Antique Pantry – Spice Box, Original Apple Green Paint, Lid Impressed BOSTON
Boston, Massachusetts, 19th Century
Maple and white pine, clinched tack and peg construction, signature detail

$795.00

632-78




Bentwood Pantry Box, Oval Spice Box, Shaker Type Gothic Arched Fingers
New England, Anonymous Maker, 19th Century; thinning red surface, LARGE
Pine top and bottom, maple sides having three chamfered edge fingers


Bentwood Pantry Box, Oval Spice Box, Shaker Type Gothic Arched Fingers
New England, Anonymous Maker, 19th Century, entire view

(Early working period glue competently rendered to shrinkage crack, possibly by maker; copper tack and wood peg construction; 11.75 by 13.75 by 6.5” high)

$865

1111-7



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