Rare 18th Century Decorated Slide-Lid Box

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

dated "1764"

Pine with original polychrome decoration of tulips, stars, peafowl, chickens, stag and hound, and a couple toasting

Ht. 6”, L. 17 ¼”, W. 12”

Probably made as a marriage gift for “AF”. Upper ¾”of the sides is restored.

Provenance: David Wheatcroft; Private Texas Collection