Cigar box?

Nov 16, 2021. 22:19 UTC
Cigar Box?
Jonathan
United States of America

Category
Cabinets

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

11 x 7.5 x 4 3/4” Wood

Provenance

unknown

Answered within about 2 hours
Nov 16, 23:51 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$150 - $250 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$250 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Jonathan,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique Victorian decoupaged divided box
American or English, mid 19th Century
With applied paper decoration overall, the inside of the lid with a lithograph of a battle scene, previously fitted with interior dividers (present, now detached).
4 3/4 inches high,11 inches wide, 7 1/2 inches deep
CONDITION: with a dark crazed surface overall, dividers have become detached
PROVENANCE: inherited
$150-250*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Jonathan rieg Nov 17, 00:23 UTC

Good Question, doesn’t smell Singed, Shiny look to it

Delia Nov 17, 00:34 UTC

Thanks. I don't think this was ever a humidor - just a divided box. The surface was probably coated with a varnish that has since darkened and "alligatored."

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