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Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four
Date/Period: 19th Century - SOLD


Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four, entire view

Measurement: Red: 2" x 5.75" x 4.25";
Green: 2.25"; 6.25" x 4.75";
Yellow: 2" x 6" x 4.5";
White: 2" x 5.75" x 4.25"

Material: White pine and maple

Condition: Fine, excellent full coverage paint, trivial thinning to top of white box

Additional Information: Classic oval bentwood pantry/spice boxes of clinched tack and
peg construction. Wonderful painted surfaces, strong pigments, nice patinas.

SOLD

210-312


Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four, entire view 2

Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four, entire view 3

Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four, entire view white

Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four, entire view yellow

Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four, entire view red

Oval Pantry Boxes in Original Paint, Stack of Four, entire view green



19th Century Oval Spice Box, Oblong Pantry Box, Original Bittersweet Paint
America
Date/Period: 1835-1845


19th Century Oval Spice Box, Oblong Pantry Box, Original Bittersweet Paint America, entire view

Measurement: 9.75" x 5.5" x 2.5"

Material: Northeastern white pine and oak

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: An unusual, elongated bentwood box of wooden peg and
clinched-tack joinery displaying excellent proportions and patina.

$1,275.00

1002-353




Box, Spice, Pantry…Original Sage Green Paint
Date/Period: 19th Century


Box, Spice, Pantry…Original Sage Green Paint, entire view

Measurement: Height: 3.5"; diameter: 7.5"

Material: Maple, white pine

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Round bentwood box of clinched-tack and peg construction.

$675.00

745-256


Box, Spice, Pantry…Original Sage Green Paint, entire view 2



Nineteenth Century Spice Box, Pantry Box, Original Tomato Red Paint
Date/Period: 19th Century


Nineteenth Century Spice Box, Pantry Box, Original Tomato Red Paint, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 3.5"; diameter: 7.75"

Material: Maple and white pine

Condition: Excellent

Additional Information: Tack and wooden peg construction.

$585.00

1002-359


Nineteenth Century Spice Box, Pantry Box, Original Tomato Red Paint, entire view 2

Nineteenth Century Spice Box, Pantry Box, Original Tomato Red Paint, entire view 3



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



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 - SOLD


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.

SOLD

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



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



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 - SOLD


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)

SOLD

1111-7





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