Chip-carved Slide-lid Larch Box, New England, c. 1674, the box carved from a single block of wood with geometric border, one side carved "1674 W I.B," the bottom carved "1674," and the lid with geometric chip carving, (replaced lid),ht. 2 1/4, wd. 6 3/4, dp. 3 1/2 in.
Literature: This box is described and illustrated in Nina Fletcher Little, Neat and Tidy (Hanover: SPNEA, 2001) pp. 9-10.
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