20th century

A group of three folk art boxes

Comprising a carved wood lidded box with pink padded lining and mirror to inner lid (5.125" H x 12.25" W x 8.25" D), a large lidded matchstick inlay jewelry box lined with red faux velvet, with inner tray (5.375" H x 16.75" W x 7.75" D), and a striped and patterned inlaid strip wood box with hinged lid and two drawers, with multiple patchwork patterns to sides and lid (7" H x 16.375" W x 8.5" D), 3 pieces

  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with dust accumulation, scattered scuffs, scratches, shrinkage cracks, and indentations commensurate with age and use. The first with scattered holes and rust stains to pink lining. The matchstick box with scattered wear to edges and a few deeper chips to back side. Felted base with moth damage. The third box with a few deeper chips and scratches to lid. Lid slightly off true.

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October 10, 2023 10:00 AM PDT
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