Yellow-Painted and Red-Stenciled Lift-Top Box

Exceptional New England, early 19th century lift top box with a repeating pattern of houses, bordered by flowers and leaves.  House stencil shows a formal colonial house with double chimneys. Vibrant yellow ground and tomato red offer a dramatic color contrast with only 2 colors. This is a case where less is more. Visible dovetail construction. A worthy addition to any great painted Folk Art collection. Ht. 10 1/2 inches; wd. 23 3/4 inches; do. 11 3/4 inches. Square nails and butt hinges. Original lock and latch. No restoration. Box is pine.

Dealer Scott Bassoff, Sandy Jacobs Antiques
Date: 1820-40s
Origin New England
Measurements 10 1/2”; 23 3/4”; DPW. 11 3/4”
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Price $14,500
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