Book Form Spruce Gum Box

Finely carved and paint decorated book form spruce gum box. 6" x 4" x 1 5/8". Some of the decorations appear to be carved in very low relief and others inlaid. Decorations include hearts, a cross and a star. Sliding lid sticks a bit, but otherwise it is in excellent condition. Specific origin unknown, but most likely Maine or Eastern Canada. Circa 19th century. (CK-24)
 
$575
 
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Book Form Spruce Gum Box

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