Margaret Albert’s Decorated Slide-Lid Box

Adams County, Pennsylvania

c. 1795

Pine dovetailed box with sliding lid retaining the original decoration of a pot of flowers and sponging

Ht. 6 ¼”, W. 20 ¼”, D. 11 ½”

Inscribed on the lid “Margared Alberd 1795”

Provenance: Descended in the Albert family of Adams County and Philadelphia; Private Texas Collection