Northeast America, likely New England, dated 1816. Softwood, appears to be pine or poplar with original dark red paint. Carved from one piece of wood, not "joined". Sliding lid. The box is profusely carved with decorative elements, including stylized trees and chip borders. Box may rest on its back or stand. Excellent condition. About 7 1/2 inches long x 2 1/8 tall x 2 3/4 wide. .
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