New York, East
28 September 1999
A PAINTED AND DECORATED HANGING BOX
Possibly Berks County, Pennsylvania, circa 1840-50
The rectangular form with pierced tab handle above a rectangular lid over a conforming base flanked by shaped sides, all with incised checkerboard decoration painted in yellow, red, black, and olive, the case centering a bird.
15in. high, 6in. wide, 6.1.2in. deep
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