Carved Box, America, c. 1880

size: 8½” x 14½” h: 6¾” • price: $475

Dark wooden box with medium-depth relief carving of flora on all five presentation sides. On the left and right sides, the center of each flower features a red-painted bead. Remnants of yellow paint appear on the front face.

Excellent condition, consistent with age and use.


View of opposite side and rear


View of front with peach for scale


View of lid


Detail of proper left side, with original paint


Detail of front with original yellow paint


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