Box

Box
Box
Box
Title
Box
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Tulip poplar, tinned sheet iron, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. ( 27 x 35.2 x 24.4 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1104
Gallery Label 
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.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group