Exuberantly Painted Dome-Top Trunk

 

 

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Probably Worchester, Massachusetts

c. 1827

Pine with the original painted and boldly polychrome-decorated finish

Ht. 11 ¾”, W. 24”, D. 11 ¾”

In excellent condition with original iron handles and lock, replaced wire hinges and lacking hasp.

An exceptional box quite possibly from the Worcester, Massachusetts area.

Interior lined with Rhode Island newspapers dated “1827”.

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