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Stenciled & Paint Decorated Flattop Box
Maine, Possibly Skowhegan Area, circa 1830-1840
Basswood


Stenciled & Paint Decorated Flattop Box
Maine, Possibly Skowhegan Area, circa 1830-1840
Basswood, entire view 1

Black on red graining, bronze powder stenciling; yellow tendrils and border trim within
conforming light olive green trim. Lock hasp is missing [we can likely obtain a period
hasp] otherwise…fine condition. (Height: 9.25"; width: 19.25"; depth: 9")


Stenciled & Paint Decorated Flattop Box
Maine, Possibly Skowhegan Area, circa 1830-1840
Basswood, entire view 2

$1,465.00

1221-77




Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition
New England, circa 1825-1835


Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 1

Broadly brushed black on red paint, whimsical trees and stylized botanic devices.
(Excellent original condition; Height: 12.5"; width: 23.75"; depth: 11.75")


Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 2

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 3

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, entire view 4

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, top view

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, side view 1

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, side view 2

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, back view

Folk Art, Paint Decorated Trunk, Brass Tack Initials – B.B., Original Condition 
New England, circa 1825-1835, bottom view

$4,250.00

1256-77




Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825


Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825, angle view 1

The lid initialed “ID” above a church/meetinghouse; ornamented with robust tulips, trees and other flourishes;
typical red, white and green decoration. Retains original tin hasp and hinges.
(Three inches loss to projecting base lip at proper bottom left front;
thinning paint, else fine and original;
9.75 by 8.75 by 2.75” .)


Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825, entire view 1

Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825, angle view 2

Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825, entire view 2

Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825, open view

$4,885.00

928-103




Document Box, Paint Decorated, Likely New England, 19th Century
Please call for full description, and/or discussion


Antique Paint Decorated Document Box, Likely New England, 19th Century, angle view

(13 by 9 by 5”)

$2,290

492-152


Antique Paint Decorated Document Box, Likely New England, 19th Century, entire view
Antique Paint Decorated Document Box, Likely New England, 19th Century, open view



Box, Slide Lid, Smoke Paint Decorated


Box, Slide Lid, Smoke Paint Decorated, entire view

Lid has a bow, but opens/closes.
Dimensions: 9 3/4" H by 6 5/8" W by 4 1/4" D.

$430

1032-106




Slide Lid Candle Box, Original Surface History, Shell Carved Handhold
New England, Early 19th Century
Ochre Graining over original red paint


Antique Slide Lid Candle Box with Original Surface History, Early 19th Century, angle view

(Very good condition, scattered minor paint losses to edges as expected; H: 6.75”, W: 12.5”, D: 9.5”)

$335

1032-184



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Antique, Paint Decorated Flat Top Trunk, Vinegar
Grained, Four Color, Original Paint
New England, Early 19th Century
[Written in chalk under lid: Adams, Mass.] - SOLD


Antique, Paint Decorated Flat Top Trunk, Vinegar Grained, Four Color, Original Paint
New England, Early 19th Century [Written in chalk under lid: Adams, Mass.], entire view 1

Clean bright fancy paint, original hardware and interior vapor barrier moldings.
The poplar lid and case are dovetail joined and display encyclopedic sampler of grain painting
techniques. Overall excellent condition with some minor scattered rubs that do not distract.
H: 9.75”, W: 21.75”, D: 11”)

SOLD

1335-1




Antique Paint Decorated Trunk, Three Iron Locks, Handwrought Strap Hinges
Unknown Maker, Early 19th Century - SOLD


Antique Paint Decorated Trunk, Three Iron Locks, Handwrought Strap Hinges 
Unknown Maker, Early 19th Century, entire view

Pine, original painted surface and decoration
Slightly projecting to having applied molding remaining on original strap hinges…the
tapering strap continuing to dime size terminus; dovetail joined case on molded base.
(Width: 18”, height: 10.5” depth: 10.5”)

SOLD

285-119



Miniature Blanket Chest, Trinket Box, Original Paint, Reel Spool Feet, Till, Mortise & Tenon, Dovetailed Likely Pennsylvania, 19th Century (pine, competently joined) - SOLD


Miniature Blanket Chest, Trinket Box, Original Paint, Reel Spool Feet

The top with projecting molding joined by mortice and tenon joints and wood pegs over a dovetailed case containing lidded till; molded base resting on halved spool feet.
(Fine original condition; Height: 6.75"; width: 11.75"; depth: 6.75")


532-1220 - SOLD




Workbox Paint Decorated and Stenciled, Likely New York, Circa 1830 Poplar and white pine - SOLD


Workbox Paint Decorated and Stenciled, Likely New York, Circa 1830
Workbox Paint Decorated and Stenciled, Likely New York, Circa 1830

Original Painted and Stenciled Surface Dovetail joinery, ball feet, original hardware; bronze powder stenciling and yellow trim over black and red faux graining; the interior retains original blue paint.(width: 12”, depth: 6.5”, height: 6 3/8”)


Workbox Paint Decorated and Stenciled, Likely New York, Circa 1830

1221-16 - SOLD

Reference 1221-62 (new SKU)




Folk Painted Document Box, Green Yellow and Red Decoration
Anonymous, 19th Century
A deep box with molded overhanging lid; retains brass lock hasp, lock and key - SOLD


Antique Folk Painted Document Box, Anonymous, 19th Century, angle view

(Craquelure paint; 9.75 by 15.75 by 11.75")

SOLD

1026-19


Antique Folk Painted Document Box, Anonymous, 19th Century, open view
Antique Folk Painted Document Box, Anonymous, 19th Century, front view



Box, Trinket or Document Box, Paint Decorated, Stenciled
Northeast, America
Circa 1825 - SOLD


Box, Trinket or Document Box, Paint Decorated, Stenciled
Northeast, America
Circa 1825, entire view

Rectangular box of dovetail construction retaining original brass hardware and raised on ball-feet; each panel is ornamented with fancy decoration; top and front panels display painted fruits and foliage within painted border. The box measures 6.75" tall by 12" wide by 6" deep and remains in good original condition having overall surface dings and replaced rear feet.

556-57 - SOLD




Paint Decorated Work Box, Outstanding Folk Art, Likely…Maine, Circa 1820
Displaying a Primitive New England Aesthetic - SOLD


Paint Decorated Work Box, Outstanding Folk Art, Likely…Maine, Circa 1820
Displaying a Primitive New England Aesthetic, entire view

The composition against a white ground likely inspired by wall painting and painted furniture of the
period. From an old Maine collection to Walters and Benisek to AAAWT; we then placed the box within a
private collection nearly 20-years ago.
(Fine original condition; lock hasp missing for a very long time; 16.25 x 6 x 9.5")
Please call for full description, and/or an enthusiastic discussion.

1026-20 - SOLD




Dresser Box, Paint Decorated, Smoked, Stenciled and Freehand Decoration, Original Surface, Pine
New England, Early 19th Century
Market fresh, consigned by original family - SOLD


Antique Paint Decorated Dresser Box in Original Surface, New England, 19th Century, angle view

(Extremely minor imperfections, small chip to side of drawer bead, two little nails added, brass pulls not original yet easy to install period hardware; H: 7.5”, W: 15”, D: 6.5”)

1135-1 - SOLD




Watch Hutch, Original Vinegar Grained Paint Decoration Probably New England, 19th Century White pine - SOLD


Watch Hutch, Original Vinegar Grained Paint Decoration Probably New England, 19th Century, entire view

Rectangular case with glazed door traveling within dado joint; retains original turned-bone pull. Good and original paint; 99% coverage, mostly green within red borders on a creamy base coat. (2.5 x 7.25 x 4")


532-125




Table Top Box, Original Blue Paint, Decorated, Seated Woman Playing Lute, Man & Dog in Garden
Valuables, writing, bible; or other!
Anonymous, likely Northern European, 1805 - SOLD


Antique Table Top Box in Original Blue Paint and Paint Decoration, 1805, angle view

Rectangular top with shiplap battens and carved cleats; wrought iron strap-hinges; dovetail joined case on slightly projecting base.
The front panel displays wonderful ornamentation; traces of a man’s portrait and the date of 1805 remain on the top with perhaps 65% blue.
(W: 34”, H: 9.5”, D: 18”)

1202-8 - SOLD




Document Box, Records Box, Painted, New England, 1832 Bluish green paint, black and yellow trim, lap joinery… - SOLD


Document Box, Records Box, Painted, New England, 1832 Bluish green paint, black and yellow trim, lap joinery, entire view

Some minor thinning paint to top following grain, the numeral two appears to have been changed to update the year date from 1831 to 1832. (Height: 5.75"; width: 12"; depth: 9")

532-118 - SOLD




Schoolgirl Paint Decorated Work Box, Landscape and Overall Vignettes
New England, Early 19th Century
Maple and white pine - SOLD


Antique Schoolgirl Paint Decorated Work Box, New England, 19th Century, angle view

(12 by 3.5 by 7.5")

1191-2 - SOLD




Trunk, Paint Decorated, Flat Top, Vinegar Grained, Four Color, Original Paint
American, Early 19th Century
Clean bright paint, original hardware - SOLD


Trunk, Paint Decorated, Flat Top, Vinegar Grained, Four Color, Original Paint
American, Early 19th Century, entire view

(Overall excellent condition with some wear, wood loss at top side edge of lower case that does not distract; H: 10.5", W: 24", D: 13")

191-437 - SOLD




Candle Box, Slide Lid, Original pint Decoration, Dovetailed Joinery, Carved
New England, Early 19th Century
White pine - SOLD


Candle Box, Slide Lid, Original pint Decoration, Dovetailed Joinery, Carved
New England, Early 19th Century, entire view

Molded top with three gouge-carved finger-notches, vinegar gained
(Light scratches to top, will hide with scratch cover, else fine; H: 4.5"; W: 11.75"; D: 6.5")

532-56 - SOLD




Box, Candle Box Slide Lid, Molded and Carved, Original Blue Paint, Pegged
New England or Pennsylvania, Circa 1800 to 1825 - SOLD


Box, Candle Box Slide Lid, Molded and Carved, Original Blue Paint, Pegged
New England or Pennsylvania, Circa 1800 to 1825, entire view

Raised panel top featuring carved thumb-notch received by molded dato; dovetailed case on slightly projecting molded base.
(Good condition with expected wear; H: 6.25", L: 17.25", W: 13")

1002-147 - SOLD




Paint Decorated Trunk, Box, Original Fancy Paint
First half 19th Century
New England, possibly Maine
Basswood - SOLD


Paint Decorated Trunk, Box, Original Fancy Paint
First half 19th Century
New England, possibly Maine
Basswood, entire view

Fanciful, quick, proficient and colorful brush strokes that may be compared to those employed by painters of American painted tin-ware (tole). The frieze centering each panel is painted green within salmon faux inlay as frequently found on so many painted pieces of furniture decorated in Maine. Wire hinges refreshed with brass butt-hinges; we note a small ding that does not compromise or distract, on the back at hinge-rail.
(12 by 6.5 by 5.25")

532-46 - SOLD




Paint Decorated Trunk, Flat Top, Rag Rolled, Green and Reddish Brown
New England
Circa 1830
A clean and vibrant example made of poplar, dovetail joinery, retaining vapor barrier molding - SOLD


Paint Decorated Trunk, Flat Top, Rag Rolled, Green and Reddish Brown
New England
Circa 1830, entire view

Poplar (H: 13"; W: 31"; D: 13.75", wire hinges retried with strap type)

532-35 - SOLD




Paint Decorated Trunk, Document Box, Original Surface
New England
Early 19th Century
Dovetail construction, red over drab mustard yellow, fine condition
White pine - SOLD


Paint Decorated Trunk, Document Box, Original Surface
New England
Early 19th Century, entire view

(W: 16"; H: 7.75"; D: 9")

532-25 - SOLD




Trunk, Painted, Paint Decorated
Ex Jean Lipman Collection
Northeastern United States
Poplar
Original mustard yellow paint against a red ground - SOLD


Trunk, Painted, Paint Decorated
Ex Jean Lipman Collection
Northeastern United States
Poplar, entire view

Excellent original condition
(H: 11.25"; W: 24.5"; D: 13.5".)

191-368 - SOLD




Paint Decorated Coronet Case, Tapered and Domed, Original Surface
Anonymous
19th Century - SOLD


Paint Decorated Coronet Case, Tapered and Domed, Original Surface
Anonymous
19th Century, entire view

A wonderful musicians' case ornamented with a horn painted against a faux-grained ground framed in black and yellow; original brass and iron hardware.
(L: 14.75"; H: 5.5"; D: 8")

176-129 - SOLD




Polychrome Document Box - SOLD


Polychrome Document Box, entire view

Four color paint decorated 19th century box ex Fine Collection.
This nice size box with exceptional decoration has some in use paint loss.
Dimensions: 16.25-inches long by 5.25-inches tall by 8-inches deep.

816-15 - SOLD




Trunk, Box with Original Painted Decoration
Pennsylvania
Early 19th Century
White pine - SOLD


Trunk, Box with Original Painted Decoration
Pennsylvania
Early 19th Century, entire view

The rectangular lid with applied molding above dovetailed case having applied protruding base-molding. The box is painted black; front panel displays a stenciled four-color pinwheel surrounded by decorative devices centered within a stylized four-color stenciled frieze. (Excellent condition; 12" by 19.75" by 12.5")

497-63 - SOLD



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

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