Four Diminutive Bentwood Pantry Boxes in Old Paint

19th Century

two in red paint, one in green and one in pale olive. 

smaller red box impressed B. Sprague (Hingham, Massachusetts) on lid exterior and interior with indistinct pencil inscription dated January 1835.

larger red box with lid impressed Levi Beal.

Height of largest 2 1/2 x length 6 x width 4 3/4 inches. 


Olive box with older brown stain visible and two small losses to rim of lid. Sprague box with 2" split to side. Beal box with old chip in lid.

Estimate: $300 - $500
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