Exuberantly Painted Maine Folk Art Wall Box

Maine
Circa: 1820-30
Size: 12 3/4" (h) x 11 1/4 (w) x 6" (d)
An exuberantly painted Folk Art pine wall box. Found in Maine and sold at the landmark Huntington Sale in Mount Vernon, Maine, 1974 (lot 77). Exceptional paint history and wear to the putty green paint and black squiggles. Unusual in that it was painted on all sides including the back.

Box with wrought (on the bottom) and thin cut nails (on the sides).


Provenance: Huntington Auction, 1974; Private collection.

HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES AVAILABLE.

Condition: Excellent. One old in-period break to the left side which shows in the Huntington catalog.

Price: $7,800.00

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