Desk Box in Grain Paint c1840-50s
An early, hardwood, dovetailed table top box in grain paint. Skillfully homemade and hand painted in handsome red-brown finish. Outstanding condition, even after all these generations. Minimal signs of age and normal use in a few small, scattered rubbings or tiny bites to the surface. Original lock is missing the lid catch and has no key. Hinges are original and have no damage. Our favorite part, other than the good grain paint, is the bottom ~ one wide board. Beautiful! 12" X 8" X 5 1/2"