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Lot 73: Sewing Box


SOLD: $15,000  (without buyer’s premium)
Estimate: $2,000 – $4,000

Tiger maple, rectangular form, natural varnish finish, finely dovetailed construction, brass hinged lid, keyhole with elliptical brass escutcheon plate, interior with separate fitted and dovetailed lift-out spool tray, with three rows of five iron spindle spool holders and 1 1/8” turned wood spools in shades of red from cherry to bittersweet orange, underneath are two tomato pincushions, one in a basket of sweetgrass, and a red one with white silk, a silver shoe hook and a small brass thimble, the box is dated in pencil under the lid in the upper left corner “2 1852”, 4” h, 8 1/8” l, 5” d.

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SKU: 20142073 Category:

Sewing Box