Vermont Painted and Vinegar Decorated Dome Top Box

Vermont Painted and Vinegar Decorated Dome Top Box

Attributed to Thomas Matteson, South Shaftsbury (see "American Painted Furniture 1660-1880 by Dean Fales, Jr., p 221).  With demilune fan decoration in brown and green on yellow ground.   28" wide X 12 1/2" deep X 11" tall.  Recent research, subsequent to Fales' publication, suggests that the Matteson family were engaged in the sale of such dome top boxes in this region.  

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