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‘Compass Artist’ Dome-Top Box (SOLD)

‘Compass Artist’ Dome-Top Box (SOLD)

Highly sought after by collectors, these boxes come in various sizes, this one being a fine, small example .

~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: W 5 5/8", H 5 1/8", D 4"
Date / Circa: c. 1810
Maker / Origin: Att. to the 'Compass Artist' Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania
Medium: Poplar with the original polychromed finish, tinned sheet hasp and hinges.
Miscellaneous: For more information see: Cooper and Minardi, The Compass Artist Project: A Preliminary Study of the Painted Dome Lid Boxes and Chests Attributed to the "Compass Artist", Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, December 2007.

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