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19th Century Wooden Boxes
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19th Century Wooden Boxes (Paperback)

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Pandora would have had the best of times between these two covers. For those who just can't resist a peek under the lid, like the author, there is endless full-colour satisfaction inside. An intrepid collector and antiques scholar and dealer, Burgess gives the inside scoop on every manner of containers, from apple boxes to their zinc decorations. Inside empty boxes, she finds the hopes that filled brides' chests, weaves a story about the sewing chores of housewives of yore, gives you a taste of what snuff the men were made of, and sheds light on where candles once awaited nightfall. Inside boxes ranging from Shaker plain to the outrageous constructions of wooing gentlemen, Burgess takes the lid off life in the nineteenth century.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesElectronic devices, Scientific & musical instrumentsArt, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesReference & buyer's guidesSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & crafts Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 14/12/1998 ISBN-13: 9780764303197  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Arene Wiemers Burgess is a long-time collector and dealer in nineteenth century English and American ceramics and nineteenth century country furniture. She lives in Alton, Illinois.

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