Cutlery Tray, Knife Box, Paint Decorated, Original Paint, Pierced Handle
American, 19th Century
Constructed of poplar, pierced handhold, arched compartment divider; combed concentric circles. Excellent original condition.
(Height: 4.5"; width: 12.25"; depth: 8")
Cutlery Tray, Nautical, Six Star Inlays
Anonymous, 19th Century
Maple and pine
The pierced arched handle over canted case with arched ends; slightly projecting base featuring conforming scratch-bead. (Height: 6.25"; width: 11.25"; depth: 5.5")
Cutlery Tray, Canted & Scrolled Sides, Pierced & Scalloped Carrier, Original Surface
Litchfield, Maine circa 1825-1845
Elaborate scroll design…fitted with two compartments divided by elaborately pierced and scrolled carrier; the outwardly canted case on a slightly projecting base.
(Minor imperfections and restorations; height: 5.75"; width: 14.25"; depth: 10.5")
Cutlery Box, Tray, Original Red Paint, Pierced & Shaped Handle, New England, 19th Century
Canted sides, pierced handhold above open arch, great surface (Height: 5.75"; width: 12"; depth: 9")
Paint Decorated Canted Cutlery Tray, Pierced and Carved Handle, Projecting Base
Likely Pennsylvania, 19th Century
(12 by 7.5 by 9.5”)
Tea Caddy, Regency, Parquet, Banded Edges, Green Baize Base, Brass Hardware
Possibly English, Circa 1820
(Half-inch loss to edge stringing, empty interior with remnants of foil; 5 by 4.75 by 3.5”)
Tea Caddy, Paint Decorated, Estate of James Fenimore Cooper IV
Circa 1825 to 1835
Freehand and stenciled painted decoration on curly maple, original surface
Fine and tiny dovetail joinery; rectangular lid opens to a tripartite interior with remnants of foil lining; the case resting on original ball feet. The surface with dark patina is original. (James Fenimore Cooper IV was born May 1, 1927 in New York City, to Dr. Henry S.F. Cooper and Katherine Guy F. Cooper; he died in October of 2013 and was a descendent of James Fenimore Cooper, the great American novelist and writer of The Last of the Mohicans. (H: 6.25"; W: 12"; D: 5.75")
Knife Box, Serpentine Front with Sloping Lid
Mahogany and various inlays
Late 18th Century
In generally good condition with minor imperfections. (Height: 17 inches; width: 8.75 inches; depth: 12.5 inches)
Mahogany Tea Box
The rectangular lid with silver fitting above a conforming case containing two foil-lined mahogany tea boxes, with hinged lids and inlayed edges. All edges of the case with cross-banded and string-inlayed. Minor losses as depicted.
Dimensions: 5.75" high, 11.5" wide, 5.75" deep.