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A Group of Book Boxes (SOLD)

A Group of Book Boxes     (SOLD)

Book boxes were carved and painted and used to hold special keepsakes or perhaps given as gifts of affection. For instance, the red box with a chip carved heart is filled with dozens of cigar bands.

BookBoxesA     BookBoxes Revere

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Left to Right: Blue & Yellow w/architectural features and drawer Ht. 8 3/4". Cherry box w/stacked hearts SOLD. Black & natural w/carved compass point & pinwheels Ht. SOLD. Red & Gray w/cross & hearts Ht. 5". Red w/chip carved heart SOLD.
Date / Circa: 1850-70
Maker / Origin: Probably American
Medium: Mixed woods
Miscellaneous: Each box retains the original surface.

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