Paint-Decorated Lidded Box

New England

c. 1825-1840

Original polychrome paint and stencil decoration comprising a basket of fruit, berries, birds, flowers and foliage; the interior decorated with two stylized birds holding a banner inscribed “A. Langdon”

Ht. 5 ¾”, W. 12”, D. 6 ¾”

Provenance: Angie Horton, Berlin, CT; Harrold de Groff, Hartford, CT; Leigh Keno American Antiques; Private Texas Collection