Wood, metal (probably iron), paint
Overall: 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 10 in. ( 26 x 38.7 x 25.4 cm )
handwritten: in black ink: "My Hart achs to part with this wun-derful Tresure"
Wooden box in the form of a chest with drawers with hinged lid and doors with forged metal clasp (left door with metal heart-shaped escutcheon); inside, five drawers, top false drawer has metal escutcheon, all others have metal pulls; all surfaces handpainted, interior with floral and fruit designs in white, green, orange, yellow, and gray-blue; exterior surfaces painted with full-bodied female figures, lid depicts the three Graces and their attributes.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
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