Garth's Sale 1131 Lot 287 May 15 2015. Estimate $ 100-300. Sold for $1,050 (with premiums). AMERICAN HANGING CANDLE BOX. Mid 19th century, chestnut. Dovetailed with molded bottom board and shaped crest. Slant lift lid. Old worn red paint. Imperfections. 9.5"h. 16.25"w.
Winning bid:$4,200 Jacob or Jonas Weber (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, mid 19th c.), painted pine trinket box with floral decoration on a yellow ground, 2 1/2'' h., 4 1/2'' w. Provenance: Dietrich Collection. - Price Estimate: $2000 - $4000
17-1/2" l. X 5-1/4" w. X 4" d. 19th-c. walnut hanging candle box with dovetailed sides, a slide-lid top & a carved out heart from which the box can be hung on the wall. In very good condition with a warm patina. There is a quarter size small carved circle on one side that does not go through to the inside & an inch long repair on the bottom side of the right lower panel. Offered in July 2017 on 1stNLine for $595.