SAILOR-MADE SATINWOOD INLAID MAHOGANY MINIATURE MEMORIAL BOX, CIRCA 1819.

Est. $400-$600
Sold: $960 ($800)

The cover inlaid with a shaped panel and heart at each corner, the front with shield-shaped escutcheon, on ball feet and the whole within string-inlaid borders, the inside of the cover fitted with an eglomise panel reserved with two circular apertures, one containing a watercolor on paper memorial picture of a grieving woman beside an urn, the pedestal inscribed “In memory of/ EBEN R WALES/ Obt Jan 12th 1819/ AE 67.” Height 2 inches, width 3 inches, depth 2 inches.

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