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Grain-painted Pine Lift-top Box and Contents

Auction:
2482
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Grain-painted Pine Lift-top Box and Contents, America, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid and brass swing handle containing an assortment of trinkets: a pocket compass, two traveling mirrors, a knotwork covered box containing sail needles, another containing small files, a pair of transfer-decorated brass mirror supports depicting ladies, a finger-snapping carved wooden hand-form box, a small carved and painted wooden figure of a man, a treen tumbler; and small boxes including tin, wallpaper-covered, wooden, ht. 7 7/8, wd. 14, dp.10 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Box, Compass, Qibla compass, Travel, Treen

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