This is an authentic 19th century dome top box circa 1830. The black background paint is old and original. The decoration is a newer addition.
The box is constructed of basswood with original lock, hasp, and hinges. The back is not decorated. The inside is clean and has that familiar basswood smell. The dimensions are: 17-3/4" wide x 8-1/4" high x 9-1/2 deep. The item "Exuberantly Decorated 19th Century Paint Decorated Dome Top Box, Trunk Folk Art" is in sale since Saturday, August 25, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "vandy-man53" and is located in Freedom, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States.