Small Floral Paint-decorated Bird's-eye Maple Box, New England, c. 1825, dovetail-constructed rectangular box, the red-painted lid fastened with wire, the front decorated with a red and green plant, the sides with a flowerpot and green plant, ht. 4, wd. 9, dp. 5 1/4 in.
Provenance: Formerly in the Susan and Raymond Egan collection, with collection label on the bottom of the box, sold at Northeast Auctions, August 5, 2006, Lot 618.
Minor paint wear mainly to edges, original hinge gone, now replaced with common wire.
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