Paint-decorated Dome-top Box, attributed to the Compass Artist, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-50, the rounded lid and sides with compasswork red-dotted flowers with cream outlines, bordered by smaller blossoms, with a punched tin hasp, all on a blue ground, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 9 7/8, dp. 6 1/4 in.
Scattered scuffs, wear and associated paint loss on the corners, repair to back panel of box and lid in the area of the right hinges. Varnished surface.
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