Pair of Small Spruce Gum Boxes
Two very small spruce gum boxes found in Maine and purchased together. The smaller of the two is in a somewhat uncommon form with access provided through the front of the box with a sliding lid. The larger one opens in the traditional fashion with a small sliding lid across the top. The larger box is 4 ½" H x 2 ½" W x 1 3/8" thick and the smaller one 3 ¼" H x 2" W x 7/8" thick. Both are in the form of miniature books with nicely carved bindings. The larger one has a carved heart on one side and a cross on the other. The small box has a very glossy finish and incised borders. There are some expected minor rubs and scratches, as these were "working boxes" used in the field. (CQ-16)

$350 each or $660 for both
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   Pair of Small Spruce Gum Boxes
Pair of Small Spruce Gum Boxes     Pair of Small Spruce Gum Boxes

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