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Pipe Box with One Drawer

First Floor - Keeping Room

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Probably Connecticut, 1750-1800. Tulip poplar; 18 ¾" h. x 6 ¼" w. x 4 ¼" d.

Pipe Box with One Drawer

Tall rectangular box tapers slightly from its molded base to the open top with broken-ogee cutting. A shaped tang at the top of the backboard has a hole for hanging. Lower drawer with brass pull; “DW” is scratched into the drawer bottom. This is a classic New England pipe box in old surface. Containing two reproduction white clay pipes and pipe pieces from Colonial Williamsburg and Germany; longest 16” l.

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