The Americana Collection of C Thomas Attix Jr
By Locati LLC
May 19, 2024
761 Durham Road Pineville, PA 18946, United States
Locati LLC is proud to present American Furniture and Silver from the Collection of C Thomas Attix, Jr., who was a lifelong collector of American material culture with a particular fondness of furniture, coin silver, and Oriental rugs. His collection reflects his interest in the Delaware Valley, with an emphasis on mid 18th through early 19th century silversmiths and figured hardwoods vetted by his discerning eye for form and surface. Among the highlights are a Thomas Stretch Philadelphia clock, a collection of figured maple furniture, and silver by noted makers such as Joseph Richardson Sr. and Richard Humphreys.

LOT 25:

Three Small Table Boxes, 19th Century

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Sold for: $375
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$ 100
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Auction took place on May 19, 2024 at Locati LLC

Three Small Table Boxes, 19th Century

A Group of Three Small Table Boxes, First Half 19th Century. Comprising an American walnut and tulip poplar dovetailed box; an American fruitwood and rosewood inlaid mahogany jewelry box; and an inlaid octagonal tea caddy. (3)

Dimensions: Height of smallest 4 3/4in; width 7 1/2in; depth 5 1/2in; Height of largest 6in; width 11 3/4in; depth 6 1/2in.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of C. Thomas Attix Jr., East Windsor, New Jersey.


The tea caddy retaining an old, dry and dark surface. Shrinkage and movement and lifting to veneers. lacking interior lid. With key.

The inlaid jewelry box with a very dark, dry and alligatored surface. Warping to the lid. No key. 

The walnut dovetailed box with shrinkage and age cracks. No key.

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