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 Antique colonial american box 1799. folk art ?
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P/K/S
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Posted - Mar 10 2018 :  20:29:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
hello everyone, I have this box for few years now, anyone seen anything similar to this in the past ? any speculation on the value ?
Antique document box Boston Mass 1799
Box contain..note from previous owner (early 1900) antique watercolor painting (looks like first owner), inkwell, Map of Boston 1844, Antique Newspaper Columbian Centinel Boston 1796, Inside lid or cover with reverse glass paintings of Boston on one side & American eagle with American flag 20 stars (1818)
pocket watch from Boston
Note states..."I have to pawn it, this box was made for my great grandmother in Boston Mass 1799, painting of her, box & table was done shortly after she received, converted to document box early 1800, I have to pawn it, dont separate it
Thomas N Ward
acquired it back today
box table and painting
contacted mother, according to mother box converted about 1820 painted same time by Wampanoag Indian
mother very angry that I pawn this
she need this to stay in family"



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Edited by - P/K/S on Mar 10 2018 20:52:04
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