AUGUSTA CO., SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA FOLK ART CARVED PINE SEWING / WORK BOX, a covered example with fitted interior and applied foliate devices. Old refinished surface with mellow color. First half 20th century. 9" HOA, 11 3/4" WOA, 8" DOA.
Literature: See Folk and Decorative Art of the Shenandoah Valley, p. 41, fig. 415, for an example by the same maker.
Provenance: From a Shenandoah Valley private collection. John Embrey, Bull Run Relics, Strasburg, VA.
Very good condition overall with minor wear and cracks.