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Dated 1816 Carved Sliding-Lid Box.....SALE PENDING
Northeast America, likely New England, dated 1816. Softwood, appears to be basswood or poplar with original dark red paint and thin over-varnish. Entirely hewn from one piece of wood, not "joined". Sliding lid that still fits snugly. The box is profusely carved with decorative elements, including stylized trees, geometrics, and chip borders. May rest on its back or stand. Excellent condition. Just 7 1/2 inches long x 2 1/8 tall x 2 3/4 wide.
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