AMERICAN PAINT-DECORATED TOLE DIMINUTIVE RECEIPT BOX, asphaltum ground with original polychrome decoration featuring leaves and berries, hinged dome-top with original ring handle and clasp. First half 19th century. 3 3/4" H, 6 3/4" x 3 1/4". Provenance: From a Massachusetts private collection.
Very good as-found condition, loss of asphaltum ground on lid, minor losses to decoration.