Painted Candle Box With Key
Large, painted candle box with exuberant sienna graining over yellow ochre. 17″ long. Dovetailed and all original, including lock and key. C 1850, Virginia. 11.3″H x 17″W. Dovetail construction; Fine grain painted-surface all around. Original lock mechanism and key. Note slightly off-center location of escutcheon. Rose-head nails used to secure lock to the pine box.
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