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An Exceptional Painted and Decorated Dome Top Box
Catalog#: Summer/Autumn 2010
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Folk Art
Date: circa 1830
SubType: Furniture
Origin: MA
Subject: Furniture - American
Era: 19th Century
Height: 24.5 inches
Width: 12.25 inches
Depth: 12.25 inches
New England, probably Massachusetts. Pine, circa 1830. The vigorous and bold decoration is reminiscent of the brush strokes seen on painted tin ware. The interior of the box is lined with the newspapers The Massachusetts Spy and The Worcester County Republican. Wd. 24-1/2 in. Ht. 12-1/4 in. Dp. 12-1/2 in. For a similar example see American Painted Furniture by Dean A. Fales Jr., pg. 213, fig. 351.

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