Pennsylvania Yellow Paint-decorated Covered Box, 19th century, round wood box, the cover with inlaid mother-of-pearl ring and red and blue dot and teardrop borders, the sides with red stylized flowers, the interior containing five small apothecary and needle boxes, ht. 2 7/8, dia. 4 1/8 in.
Retains an old, dry surface. Craquelure to paint decoration throughout. Minor wear and loss to paint decoration at edge of top and molded bottom of box. Wear and discoloration to paint around molded bottom of box. Interior of top with very minor worm damage. Box holds five small pine apothecary and needle boxes. Box remains in a remarkable state of preservation.
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