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Decorated Slide-Lid Box (SOLD)

Decorated Slide-Lid Box (SOLD)

One of three known examples, this slide lid box retains a wonderful craquelure to the painted and decorated finish.


Dimensions: Ht. 4 ¾", W. 10 ¾", D 5 ¼"
Date / Circa: c. 1840
Maker / Origin: Maker unknown, S.E. Pennsylvania
Medium: Pine with the original polychrome-decorated finish. Excellent condition.
Miscellaneous: Literature: For closely related examples by the same hand, see Christies, June 3, 1995, Pennsylvania German Folk Art and Decorative Arts from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Flanders Smith, Lot 263; Lipman and Winchester, The Flowering of American Folk Art, p. 247, fig. 338.

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