Description : A antique chip-carved Tramp Art Box, maker unknown, early-1900s. Cedar or pine reclaimed wood box; hinged and handled lid opens to reveal an unfinished rectangular compartment below. Decorated with multilayer Geometrics on the body with brass star accents. Exterior is stained in a dark wood tone. This box has been fashioned for a locking mechanism, but it was never added. Superb attention to detail throughout; a wonderful, well-preserved example of early American Folk Art. The photos are probably the best description for this Keeper. Condition : Exterior with high point wear, minor losses, etc. The interior (right side) hinge is missing two flathead screws. Moderate dust/soiling noted throughout; it has not been cleaned. Displays brilliantly; perfectly practical holding a wide variety of your small treasures and keepsakes. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures approximately 9W x 6-1/4″H x 6″D overall. Dimensions of inner compartment: 7W x 4-1/8D x 3-1/4H. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item “Antique Chip Carved Wooden Tramp Folk Art Jewelry Trinket Box, Early-1900s, NR” is in sale since Thursday, August 30, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Boxes”. The seller is “mgs1971″ and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Primary Material: Wood
- Age: 1900-1940
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: United States
- Type: Boxes
- Style: Tramp Art, Folk Art, Americana
- Color: Dark Wood Tone
- Maker: Maker Unknown
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