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Very Rare William and Mary Line-and-Berry-Inlaid Walnut Bible Box, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Circa 1735

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Very Rare William and Mary Line-and-Berry-Inlaid Walnut Bible Box, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Circa 1735

Very Rare William and Mary Line-and-Berry-Inlaid Walnut Bible Box, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Circa 1735

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

52,920

USD

Very Rare William and Mary Line-and-Berry-Inlaid Walnut Bible Box

Chester County, Pennsylvania

Circa 1735


Retains early historic surface. Feet replaced.

Height 8 3/8 in. by Width 21 1/2 in. by Depth 17 in.

 In overall very fine condition. Secondary wood: yellow pine. Lacking escutcheon. Feet replaced. General wear and abrasions throughout, particularly around the edge and corners of the lid. With key.


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Dr. and Mrs. Milton Hopkins, Manhasset, New York;
Christie’s, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts, January 23, 1982, sale 5114, lot 396;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania;
Sotheby's, New York, Collection of Frederick and Anne Vogel III: Important Early American Furniture, English Silver, Needlework, and Decorative Arts, Volume Two, January 19 2019, sale 10003, lot 976.
William C. Ketchum Jr., The Knopf Collector's Guide to American Antiques: Furniture: Volume 2 - Chests, Cupboards, Desks & Other Pieces, (New York, Knopf, 1982), no. 40.