Lot 317

Bible Box

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Pine bible box with right hand till snipe hinges and mortise lock (removed). Lid decoration is a central three blossom tulip with elaborate tombstone border and compass flowers against a blue background. Front panel features a circular design of a distlefink. H 8-1/2" W 21" D 14-1/8". Condition: Original surface with no repairs or over painting. Modern lid support to protect hinges. Dovetail with forged and rose-head nail construction, Pennsylvania. 18th century box with mid 19th century paint. Link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/4podl0cwnq5fn4soitruo/h?rlkey=c9enmcl7bvdf5ichplp905ogf&dl=0

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