Overall: 4 x 4 x 4 in. ( 10.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm )
Unglazed slab-built redware box with four-sided lid with geometric finial; each side with pricked borders; five-pointed star on two sides alternating with heart on the other sides; lid fits entirely in box.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
incised: script under lid: "Nov 12 / 1851"
written: on adhesive collector's label attached to bottom of box: "236 / Amer"
Claude W. Unger, PA, 1926; The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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