Paint-decorated Small Oval Covered Box, Leverett, Massachusetts, c. 1830, lapped-seam constructed box with pine top and bottom and maple sides, painted green with a red- and white-painted stylized flower painted on the top with red dot border, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 4 3/4, lg. 6 1/4 in.
Provenance: Walters-Benisek, purchased in 2001.
Two small shrinkage cracks on one side of lid, small break on end of lid from peg, flakes of paint loss on sides.
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