Exceptional Sponge Painted Dovetailed Box

Exceptional Sponge Painted Dovetailed Box

$395.00Price
  • It's not often when you see sponge painting, done in the 1830s-40s in such great condition.

    This dovetailed box has ochre and brown swirls and feathering on all sides and the top with very little wear, and no fading.

    Original lock and hinges.

    Hand cut dovetails.  

    Probably made as a gift for holding valuables.

    11 5/8" x 8 5/8" x 5" tall.

    Excellent antique condition.

    Found in Massachusetts and dating from 1830-40.

    $15 shipping