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Apple Tray, Box Raised on Cast Iron Button Feet,
Great Original Paint and Patina
New England or Pennsylvania - SOLD


Apple Tray, Box Raised on Cast Iron Button Feet, Great Original Paint and Patina New England or Pennsylvania, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 4.5"; width: 10.75"; depth: 10.75"

Material: White pine, red paint

Condition: Fine original condition, beautiful color, and patina

Additional Information: Canted sides on projecting base resting on small cast iron feet
shaped like Shaker pegs. (Not suggesting that this is Shaker).

SOLD

505-161




Spaulding’s Revolving Beehive, Painted Decoration, Cheese-box Design
THERESA, NEW YORK / PAT’D APR. 1869
Date/Period: 1869-1877 - SOLD


Spaulding’s Revolving Beehive, Painted Decoration, Cheese-box Design THERESA, NEW YORK / PAT’D APR. 1869, entire view

Measurement: Height: 17"; diameter: 12"

Material: Steamed and bentwood, pine, and poplar

Condition: Very good paint, as depicted, wood loss to lid and projecting center molding,
all else very fine.

Additional Information: The lid and cylinder emblazoned with the makers name and
patent date. Allover fancy painted scrolling, large flowers, and a depiction of 30 bees
about to enter the Revolving Beehive…. visually appealing. It is obvious that Charles
Eldad Spaulding's career as a cheese-box maker greatly influenced his circular
revolving beehive design which was never commercially successful.
We know of one other extant example in the collection of the Henry Ford Museum.

SOLD

928-127




Antique Apple Box, Canted Sides, Original Paint
Anonymous, Second Half, 19th Century
Pine - SOLD


Antique Apple Box, Canted Sides, Original Paint
Anonymous, Second Half, 19th Century
Pine, entire view 1

The square box featuring canted sides on a projecting base in red and green paint.
The bottom is of tongue and groove construction; outside of box retains 98% original
paint; interior worn or thinning…perhaps 30% remains else nice dark patina.
(Height: 3.25"; width: 15.5"; depth: 15.25")

SOLD

745-180




Cake Box, Bentwood Donut Box, Original Paint and Decoration,
Pennsylvania, Second Half 19th Century
Stenciled butterflies, birds perched on leafy branches laden with fruits; top features urns with floral devices and rosebuds centered by a band of red hearts; all against a field of yellow. Carved and pierced handle fitted to locking lid. Nice old patina - SOLD


Cake Box, Bentwood Donut Box, Original Paint and Decoration,
Pennsylvania, Second Half 19th Century, entire view

(As depicted, wood loss to rim edge, else fine; H: 10"; diameter: 14")

1111-12 - SOLD




Early Storage Box, Round Bandbox, Original Paint and Decorative Upholstery Tacks
New England, Early 19th Century
Great foundation for stack or to be displayed atop chest; tack and peg construction - SOLD


Early Storage Box, Round Bandbox, Original Paint and Decorative Upholstery Tacks
New England, Early 19th Century, entire view

(Excellent condition, old and minor smallish bit of wood loss to cover at rim, else fine; H: 10.5"; diameter: 15.5")

632-30 - SOLD




Cake Box, Bentwood Donut Box, Original Paint and Decoration
Pennsylvania, Circa 1840 to 1860
Ash and poplar
Green and yellow painted decoration on a ground of broadly brushed black on red painted faux graining. Carved and pierced handle fitted to locking lid. Nice old patina - SOLD


Cake Box, Bentwood Donut Box, Original Paint and Decoration
Pennsylvania, Circa 1840 to 1860, entire view

(Excellent original condition; H: 8"; diameter: 11.25")

1096-57 - SOLD




Nantucket Sea Captains Liquor Chest with Blown Glass Bottles, Original Paint
Samuel Barret, Whaling Master of the Ship Sally
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Circa 1821 - SOLD


Nantucket Sea Captains Liquor Chest with Blown Glass Bottles, Original Paint
Samuel Barret, Whaling Master of the Ship Sally
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Circa 1821, entire view

The molded and cleated lid is hung from original copper hinges and retains its original painted surface; S. BARRETT 1821; the front of the dovetail joined case displays pinwheel and star decoration and features a copper heart-shaped escutcheon; the interior fitted with twelve 18th century olive green colored gin bottles. Samuel Barrett was born on Nantucket January 29th, 1793 to Nathaniel Barrett and Margaret Brock (or Coffin). He was the Whaling Master on the ship Sally, Nantucket, Massachusetts, 1820.
(See Whaling Masters, Compiled by the Federal Writers Project, WPA of Massachusetts) H: 12"; W: 19.5"; D: 14.25"

274-152 - SOLD




Stack, Eleven Round Graduated Pantry Boxes,
Original Paint
New England, 19th Century - SOLD


Stack, Eleven Round Graduated Pantry Boxes, Original Paint
New England, 19th Century, stack view

All boxes, copper & iron tack, and peg construction, in very good original condition, all
with straight seams except the powder blue box, third from bottom…lid with gothic
finger; no breaks or losses. The whitish box with grayish tint, second from top displays
some paint flaking/losses to one area; yellow box, sixth down from top in original
surface history…old mustard yellow over red. One inscribed “cream of tartar”, another
with paper label for “pimento”; another impressed with “Winchendon, Massachusetts”
maker’s stamp. Provenance: Mountain Crest Antiques, Hadley. Massachusetts, 2001.
(Stack height: 33.5"; smallest diameter: 4.625"; largest diameter: 10.5")

SOLD

843-321




Pantry Box, Spice, Original Painted Surface Oxidized to Dark Green, Tack & Peg
New England, 19th Century - SOLD


Antique Pantry/Spice Box with Original Painted Surface, 19th Century, angle view

(Diameter: 8.5”, H: 4.5”)

SOLD

110-757




Lehnware Bucket, Original Salmon Grained Paint, White Interior, Leafy Vine Hoops Joseph Lehn (Lancaster County, 1798 to 1892) - SOLD


Lehnware Bucket, Original Salmon Grained Paint, White Interior, Leafy Vine Hoops
Joseph Lehn (Lancaster County, 1798 to 1892)

A mid to late 19th century large paint decorated Lehnware coopered water bucket by Joseph L. Lehn of, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. Arched wire bail handle with turned wooden grip. The interior is painted white, exterior painted with an overall grained orangish-red color over a salmon ground having a distinct and unusual diagonal tendril-like combed decoration. Two iron bands contain the staves; bands are painted black and are centered by fine mustard yellow stripes; decorated with hand painted red and cream pussy willow designs and green leaves on a yellow undulating stem; handle tabs are painted black. (In generally good condition having minor imperfections commensurate with time and use;
height: 7"; height at handle: 12"; diameter: 9")

SOLD

1256-17




Antique Bentwood Dry Grain Measures, Original Blue Paint, Maker Signed Impressed mark, MANNUFACTUR BY GAGE & CO. – Henniker, N.H. - SOLD


Antique Bentwood Dry Grain Measures, Original Blue Paint, Maker Signed Impressed mark

(Small: H: 3.25"; D: 6"; Medium: H: 4.25"; D: 7.25"; Large: 5"; D: 9.25"


SOLD

532-126




Pantry Box, Cheese Box, Original Blue Paint, Tapered laps
Eighteenth Century
New England
Maple and White Pine - SOLD


Pantry Box, Cheese Box, Original Blue Paint, Tapered laps
Eighteenth Century
New England, entire view

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

532-19 - SOLD




Shaker Bentwood Box, Period Dark Salmon Paint, Nearly Twelve Inches
America
19th Century
Pine top and bottom, maple sides - SOLD


Shaker Bentwood Box, Period Dark Salmon Paint, Nearly Twelve Inches
America
19th Century, entire view

A tack and peg constructed storage box with pine top and bottom; bent maple sides joined by four fingers facing right, secured with handmade copper tacks. The box retains full coverage paint and is in excellent condition.
(Dimensions: 4.5" H, 11.75" W, 8.25" D.)

431-58 - SOLD




Shaker Bentwood Band Box, Oval, Original Chrome Yellow Paint, 2 Fingers
Probably a New England Community, Circa 1850 - SOLD


Antique Shaker Bentwood Band Box in Original Chrome Yellow Paint, angle view

(9.25 by 7 by 3.5")

532-105 - SOLD




Shaker Box, Oval, Bentwood, Pantry, Original Painted Surface History
New England, 19th Century; period mustard over bittersweet paint
Poplar top and bottom, maple sides having three chamfered edge fingers - SOLD


Shaker Box, Oval, Bentwood, Pantry, Original Painted Surface History
New England, 19th Century, entire view

(There are a few minor shrinkage related imperfections, sliver size wood losses, else fine; wonderful dry surface; nice stacking box; 12 by 9 5/8 by 5"-high)

1111-6 - SOLD




Paint Decorated Open Top Box, Perfect Size for Box of Tissues, Original Vinegar Grained
Vermont, 19th Century
Poplar, bottom signed L.L. Reem - SOLD


Antique Paint Decorated Open Top Box with Original Vinegar Grained Decoration, 19th Century, angle view

(Excellent original condition; H: 3.75", W: 11", D: 5.5")

201-424 - SOLD




Country Open Top Sewing Box, Original Green, Yellow and Black Paint
New England, 19th Century, Rabbet and Dado Joinery - SOLD


Antique Open Top Sewing Box in Original Green Paint, 19th Century, angle view

(H: 2.25", W: 7.5", D: 4.5")

201-425 - SOLD




19th Century Round Bentwood Pantry Box, Original Paint
New England
Maple sides, pine top and bottom,
lid features tapered finger, tack & peg joinery… - SOLD


19th Century Round Bentwood Pantry Box, Original Paint
New England
Maple sides, pine top and bottom, lid features tapered finger, tack & peg joinery, entire view 1

(Excellent condition: Height: 4.75"; diameter: 10")

SOLD

1349-4




Canteen, Cheese Box, War of 1812, Original Red/Bittersweet Paint, Signed E. Barrett
Militia… New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820 - SOLD


Canteen, Cheese Box, War of 1812, Original Red/Bittersweet Paint, Signed E. Barrett Militia… New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 7"; depth: 2.5"

Material: Oak and pine

Condition: Excellent although missing leather sling straps

Additional Information: Tack and peg construction, terrific painted surface; impressed
maker’s mark on both front and back.

SOLD

473-47




Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Numbered 27, New England
Robin’s Egg Blue, Bittersweet & Mustard Yellow
Date/Period: Circa 1812 - SOLD


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Numbered 27, New England Robin’s Egg Blue, Bittersweet & Mustard Yellow, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 6.25"; depth: 2.375"

Material: Pine, bentwood, polychrome, and leather

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: Typical tack and peg construction, leather carrying sling
straps. GREAT paint and patina…the reverse displaying freehand “27”.

SOLD

473-45




Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Sage Green, New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820 - SOLD


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Sage Green, New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 6.25"; depth: 2", scarce small size

Material: White pine, oak, or ash bentwood (hard to tell through paint, wire carrying
sling straps.

Condition: Very good original condition

Additional Information: Usual tack and peg construction, great paint, dry patina;
bother sides display impressed maker’s mark: H. HOYT.

SOLD

473-44




Pantry Box in Best Blue Paint, Beautiful Surface Nuances
Date/Period: 19th Century - SOLD


Pantry Box in Best Blue Paint, Beautiful Surface Nuances, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 4.5"; diameter: 8.25"

Material: Ash band, white pine top and bottom

Condition: Fine, original paint

Additional Information: An early bentwood box of clinched tack and wooden peg
construction…its all about the surface!

SOLD

1002-350




19th Century Round Spice Box, Pantry Box Initialed - GBC, Original Paint
New England
Date/Period: 1836-1860 - SOLD


19th Century Round Spice Box, Pantry Box Initialed - GBC, Original Paint New England, entire view

Measurement: Diameter: 7.5"; height; 3.5"

Material: Maple and white pine

Condition: Excellent, dry patina.

Additional Information: Bentwood box of wood peg and tack joinery featuring mustard
yellow letters “G.B.C.” over green paint.

SOLD

1002-354




Large Painted Pantry Box, Round Storage Box,
Original Paint, Make-Do Repair
Date/Period: Early 19th C - SOLD


Large Painted Pantry Box, Round Storage Box, Original Paint, Make-Do Repair, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 6"; diameter: 15"

Material: Ask and pine

Condition: Good, working period stitched/sewn make-do repair to tight grain fissure
Slight wood loss under box lap due to nail corrosion, else fine.

Additional Information: Tack and peg construction, clinched nails securing laps.
Original blue paint oxidized to greenish-blue.

SOLD

843-323




Oval Spice Box, Original Blue Paint
Likely Hingham, 19th Century
Tack & Peg Construction, Maple & Pine - SOLD


Oval Spice Box, Original Blue Paint
Likely Hingham, 19th Century
Tack & Peg Construction, Maple & Pine, entire view 1

(Fine condition; minor paint loss to top commensurate
with use; 4" x 3" x 1.5")

SOLD

1072-72




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


Small Band Box, Pill Box, Buttonhole Lap, Original Green Paint
New England
Circa 1780 to 1820, entire view

(H: 2")

SOLD

424-140




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




Boxes, Pantry Boxes, Painted
Sold separately


Boxes, Pantry Boxes, Painted, entire view

Pantry Box, Harvard Type, Original Green Paint, Dry Oxidized Surface
New England, Probably Massachusetts
19th Century
- SOLD
Tack and peg construction, maple and pine, fine condition
(H: 2.5"; W: 6.25"; D: 4.5")
336-104

Pantry Box, Round, Tapered Opposing Fingers, Original Green paint
New England
19th Century
- SOLD
Tack and peg construction, brass tack ornamentation, fine condition
(H: 2.75"; diameter: 5")
336-105




Pantry Boxes, 18th Century
Sold separately


Pantry Boxes, 18th Century, entire view

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

Pantry Box, Red Paint, Round,
New England
18th Century
- SOLD
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.
201-341

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





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