Group of six (6) wood storage boxes, including three round forms, one plain form (6" dia.), one with painted vignette to center of top and initialed "I.F.B." (6 1/2" dia.) and one stamped to the top "E & B Waters, Grand Rapid, Mich." (8 3/4" dia.). Candle boxes include one plain form with shaped back and hinged lid (10 1/4" H x 9" W x 4" D), one painted form with carved fylfot on back and floral carved front (17" H x 5 1/4" W x 3 5/8" D"), and one red painted candle or knife box with cutout back, slant front hinged lid, partially dovetailed case and carved initial "E.P.S." to lid, front and back (15 1/2" H x 9 3/4" W x 10" D). All items 19th century. Provenance: Estate of Barbara Gipe, Kingsport, TN. CONDITION: Round boxes with general wear and losses to top and medium sized box with slight losses to seam on side. Smallest candle box with moderate wear, hinged top not attached. Loss of paint to mid-sized candle box, general wear. Largest candle box with general wear, losses to back of hinged lid, paint wear to base.
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