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Jewelry Box, Trinket Box
American
1st Half 19th Century
Whitewood with maple, mahogany and rosewood veneers - SOLD


Jewelry Box, Trinket Box
American
1st Half 19th Century, entire view

As depicted, rectangular box with fitted interior; removable tray with fitted compartments and lift lid above lower section having two drawers…this tray above deep storage well. The box retaining original lock is raised on projecting molded base resting on brass ball feet; one foot replaced with carved wood foot, with all else fine. (Height: 8.25 inches; width: 12 inches; depth: 9 inches)

818-14 - SOLD




Decoupaged Trinket Box
Phillipston, Massachusetts
Daniel L. Thompson - SOLD


Decoupaged Trinket Box
Phillipston, Massachusetts
Daniel L. Thompson, entire view

As depicted, this box in yellow with near full coverage decoupage decoration. We find a Daniel L. Thompson of Phillipston-Royalston to have been born in 1814 and married 1847. The box remains in very good condition with minor losses and two appropriately replaced feet.
Dimensions: 5-inches high, 12.5-inches wide, 7.5-inches deep.

661-6 - SOLD




Box, Brides Box, Bentwood
19th Century - SOLD


Box, Brides Box, Bentwood
19th Century, entire view

A great example of a centuries old Northern European tradition! Brides boxes were a traditional gift a groom would make or have made to present to his bride for her most special possessions, such as her headdress and other small items from her trousseau. The boxes also were known to be part of a bride's dowry. Always colorful the decoration on the box we are offering is especially nice.
Dimensions: 18.5" L by 7.5" H.

191-343 - SOLD




Schoolgirl Decorated Slide Lid Box - SOLD


Schoolgirl Decorated Slide Lid Box, entire view

This 2nd quarter of the 19th century figured maple slide lid box is decorated on four sides and top with flowers, fruits and sea shells. The corners are dovetail construction and the interior is separated into four compartments.
Dimensions: 2.5-inches high, 8.25-inches wide, 5-inches deep.

121-150 - SOLD




Box, Spruce Gum, Book Form, Chip Carved
Probably 18th Century
America
Stained Birch
Intricate carving, urn, hearts, love knot, basket and spandrels - SOLD


Box, Spruce Gum, Book Form, Chip Carved
Probably 18th Century, entire view

Minor corner loss, else fine (5.5 by 2.5 by 1.25")

424-163 - SOLD




Carved Book Box
Battle Of Lake Erie Centennial
On Spine....History Of OH Perry
On Cover...Niagara-We Have Met The Enemy And They Are Ours
Circa 1913 - SOLD


Carved Book Box
Battle Of Lake Erie Centennial
On Spine....History Of OH Perry
On Cover...Niagara-We Have Met The Enemy And They Are Ours
Circa 1913, entire view

As depicted, the legend within raised border centering the Niagara above scrolls, leafy decorative devices and name plaque. At top right are spandrels with scratch carved dates. The spine with shield carved "History" above portrait, and crossed flags. Box contains a conforming sliding drawer. (Length: 10 inches; width: 6.25 inches; depth: 1.5 inches.)

232-136 - SOLD




Eighteenth Century American Bible Box, Tabletop Box,
Original Paint, Maine, Circa 1730
Historic Surface, eastern white pine - SOLD


Eighteenth Century American Bible Box, Tabletop Box, Original Paint, Maine, Circa 1730
Historic Surface, eastern white pine, entire view 1

A survivor featuring rectangular lid with molded edges retaining original cleats and hung
on original snipe hinges, simple rabbet and nail joinery. Original blue/gray paint, top
retains approximately 20% paint otherwise a magnificent rich brown patina. The case
retains about 80% original paint. Retains iron lock secured with clinched nails and
engraved brass escutcheon. Very good as found condition, a soulful box with minor
signs of wear and use commensurate with nearly 300-years existence.
(Height: 8.25"; width: 28.25"; depth: 18.25")

SOLD

745-190




Joined, Carved and Polychromed Coffer, Likely Somerset, or Dorset
England
Date/Period: 1640-1650 - SOLD


Joined, Carved and Polychromed Coffer, Likely Somerset, or Dorset England, entire view 1

Measurement: Height; 24.5"; width: 41.75"; depth: 15.75"

Material: Oak

Condition: Excellent, zinc liner added within, leg support brackets restored

Additional Information: A rare and very good example remaining in a rarely
encountered high state of originality. Two panel hinged lid featuring molded edges: the
front with three recessed panels… each featuring imaginative ornamental carving within
guilloche-carved arcade. Front stiles and rails molded and carved. The chest remains at
full heigh and displays an extraordinary surface.

SOLD

632-88




Polished, Etched and Engraved Iron Box, Casket on Ball Feet, Complex Lock
Probably Nuremberg…
Date/Period: Second half of 15th century - SOLD


Polished, Etched and Engraved Iron Box, Casket on Ball Feet, Complex Lock Probably Nuremberg…, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 3.75"; width: 6.25"; depth: 4"

Material: Iron

Condition: Very good overall; slight edge loss to rim as depicted

Additional Information: Polished iron box engraved and etched displaying foliage,
figures, and patterns. All surfaces are decorated with double panels…a gentleman with
sword leaning on a staff, another man raising a goblet, women with flowers. The
compositions are a testimony to the skill of Nuremberg craftsmen. The underside of lid
is engraved as are the entire nomenclature of lock mechanisms. Other decorative lock
parts are shaped and engraved. Mechanically the lock is fine. The box is raised on
original ball feet. For similar examples see Ornamental Coffers: Eight Centuries of
European Craftsmanship
by Ewald Berger.

SOLD

843-363




Bible Box, Tabletop Box, Probably Eastern Massachusetts or Connecticut
Circa 1680 to 1700, Carved White Oak, Yellow Pine Lid and Base - SOLD


Antique Tabletop Bible Box, Eastern Massachusetts, Circa 1680 to 1700, angle view 1

The rectangular lid, hung from original wooden pintle-hinges, features notched side borders and is scratch-molded at its front edge. The lid is fitted to a conforming case with notched (chip carved) front corners on a projecting molded base. Original lockplate remains intact; nice old color with good patina.
(H: 8”, Case W: 17.25”, Case D: 13.5”)

SOLD

287-69




Bible Box, Pilgrim Century, Carved, Likely Original Surface
New England, Circa 1680
White Pine and Oak, hinged cleating system - SOLD


Bible Box, New England, Circa 1680, Carved Decoration, angle view

Initialed "RI" above incise-carved circular devices (four hearts entwined) joined by incised square; this carving is centered by similar carving overlaid with compartmentalized grid within diamond shape centered by vertically carved saw tooth composition at ends of front panel. The slightly projecting lid with molded edge retains original pintle hinges and is above projecting base with canted edges. Literature: Pictured in Luther, The Hadley Chest, plate 62; copy will accompany box.
(Excellent original condition; Dimensions: 8" high by 24" wide by 16.25" deep)

1122-1 - SOLD




Bible Box, Tabletop Box, Scratch Carved, Spanish Brown
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Circa 1690 to 1710 - SOLD


Bible Box, Tabletop Box, Scratch Carved, Spanish Brown
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Circa 1690 to 1710, entire view

Lid appears to have been reduced in depth by less than 1-inch; wear to snipe hinge piercing was probably compromised necessitating modification.
The wooden pintle hinge system is very nice; retrofitting probably done during the boxes early working life. Other imperfections are few, and minor.
(26.5 by 17 3/8 by 8")

956-5 - SOLD




Alms Box, Oak and Wrought Iron
Dutch, 17th or Early 18th Century - SOLD


Alms Box, Oak and Wrought Iron
Dutch, 17th or Early 18th Century, entire view

(Good condition; H: 8.5", W: 5.75", D: 5")

1012-48 - SOLD





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