Tulip poplar, tinned sheet iron, paint
Overall: 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. ( 27 x 35.2 x 24.4 cm )
Rectangular wooden box with domed, hinged lid, painted with geometric pattern of flowers and vines in red and yellow on green ground; latch and catch made of punched, tinned sheet iron.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
This box is one of approximately 50 made by the so-called "compass artist," who worked in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the early 19th century.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.