Painted-decorated Desk Box, northern Europe, c. 1838, red-painted with black and white floral decoration, the molded slant lid with plaque and painted initials "MVD," the front with date "1838," opening to a compartment with two built-in trays, on turned bun feet, (feet replaced), ht. 8, wd. 12 1/2, dp. 8 1/2 in.
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