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Box

Object Number: 
1938.53
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Eastern white pine, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 9 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 23.8 x 21 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on box lid, center: "D · L · S" inscribed in check on inside bottom, "D L S"
Description: 
Rectangular wooden valuables box with flat, hinged lid, and metal latch; box painted with pattern of red tulips and green leaves with yellow and white highlights on black ground, with initials painted on center of lid, surrounded by border of red tulips and green leaves with yellow and white highlights on black ground, with additional elements at corners and edges; inside unpainted.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group