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Cheese Box, Pantry Box, Blue Paint, Button Hole Laps
New England, 19th Century

Antique Cheese Box/Pantry Box in Blue Paint, 19th Century, angle view

(Several layers of paint professionally cleaned-down to original blue paint; H: 6.75”, diameter: 14.5”)



Antique Cheese Box/Pantry Box in Blue Paint, 19th Century, entire view

Large Bale Handle Pantry Box, Original Paint Decoration, Tapered Handle
New England or New York
19th Century

Excellent condition.
Dimensions: 6" H, 12" diameter.



Small Band Box, Pill Box, Buttonhole Lap, Original Green Paint
New England
Circa 1780 to 1820
Maple and pine, peg construction

(H: 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

(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)



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes

Antique Pantry Boxes,
Matched Stack of Three,
Original Oyster White/Gray Paint
New England, 19th Century - SOLD

Antique Pantry Boxes, Matched stack of 3

Ash and pine, clinched tack and wood peg construction; old working period whitish-gray over gray paint; excellent condition…smallest box lid band is missing a litter sliver at band terminus that doesn’t distract at all. Small: diameter: 7"; height: 3"; Medium: diameter: 9.75"; height: 4.5"; Large: diameter: 10.5"; height: 5.25"

745-13 - SOLD

Bail Handled Pantry Box, Old Paint, Dry Patina
New England, 19th Century - SOLD

Antique Bail Handled Pantry Box in Old Paint, 19th Century, angle view

As depicted, ash side with pine top and bottom; clinched nail and wood-peg construction; wire bail-handle with turned wood grip. Very old paint looks to be over natural surface. There is a 1/8 by 1” loss to outside edge of top. (6.25 by 11”)

745-127 - SOLD

Antique Pantry Boxes, Painted Spice Boxes, Lot, Six Band Boxes, Original Paint
New England, 19th Century - SOLD

Antique Lot of Six Painted Pantry/Spice Boxes in Original Paint, 19th Century, stack view

(Smallest: 2.75 by 6”, largest: 5.25 by 9.25”)

809-67 - SOLD

Pantry Boxes, Nesting, Set of Four Round, Original Green Paint, Leavitt Lane
Hingham, Massachusetts, Mid 19th Century - SOLD

Four graduated boxes, tack-and-peg construction, bentwood sides, pine tops and bottoms, the second smallest impressed "L. Lane" for the maker in center of top.
(Small to Large: H-2.25", dia-5.75"; H-3", dia-6.75"; H-3.75", dia-7.75"; H-4.5", dia-8.75")

507-8 - SOLD

Boxes, Pantry Boxes, Painted
Sold separately

Pantry Box, Harvard Type, Original Green Paint, Dry Oxidized Surface
New England, Probably Massachusetts
19th Century
Tack and peg construction, maple and pine, fine condition
(H: 2.5"; W: 6.25"; D: 4.5")

Pantry Box, Round, Tapered Opposing Fingers, Original Green paint
New England
19th Century
Tack and peg construction, brass tack ornamentation, fine condition
(H: 2.75"; diameter: 5")

Pantry Boxes, 18th Century
Sold separately

Top to bottom:
Pantry Box, Birdseye Maple, Surface
Small size, tapered fingers, tack and peg construction
New England
Late 18th Century

Pantry Box, Red Paint, Round,
New England
18th Century
The lid with buttonhole lap over box with single tapering finger; tack and peg construction; strong traces of original red paint. Dimensions: 2.25" H, 5" diameter.

Pantry Box, Round, Old Surface
Tack and Clinched Nail Construction
Early 19th Century
New England

Box, Pantry Box, Stenciled Graham, Original Natural Surface
19th Century - SOLD

Dimensions: 4.5" H, 8.75" diameter.

553-322 - SOLD

Pantry Box, green paint
With Stencil Decoration
Signed Sprague
Hingham, Massachusetts - SOLD

Small oval tack-and-peg constructed Bent-wood box in original paint.
(Height: 1.75 inches; width: 4.25 inches; depth: 3.25 inches.)

210-141 - SOLD

Oval Pantry Box
Soft Putty-Gray Paint
Opposing Fingers
19th Century - SOLD

A clean box in good surface being of tack-and-peg construction. (Height: 2.5 inches; width: 6.5 inches; depth: 4.75 inches.)

210-142 - SOLD

Bail Handled Pantry Box
Robins Egg Blue Paint
New England
19th Century - SOLD

As depicted, ash side with pine top and bottom...copper-tack and wood-peg construction; wire bail-handle with turned wood grip. Nice blue paint with minor losses on top. (Height: 5.5 inches; diameter: 9.5 inches.)

637-28 - SOLD

Boxes, Pantry Boxes, Red, White and Blue Paint
Sold individually

Top to bottom:
Pantry Box, Original Red Paint
New England
19th Century

Pantry Box, Original Putty/White Paint
New England
Branded, M.R. Chase, top and bottom
Ash and White Pine

Pantry Box, Original Blue Paint, Fingered
New England
Early 19th Century
Maple and White Pine

A heavy duty bentwood box of clinched tack and wood peg construction featuring a slightly domed top. (H: 5"; diameter: 12.25")

If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at

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