A large and exceptional Tramp Art lidded Jewelry or Keepsake Box, 14L, American, c. Chip-carved pine with ruddy-colored stain or varnish. Pyramidal four, five and six layer construction. Locking hinged cover opens to reveal a large rectangular compartment lined with My Queen Vel-Vel (a Victorian era, silk-like velvet) and mirror in gilded wood tooth-edge frame.
This Folk Art Box is guaranteed old and authentic with tremendous character throughout! The photos are probably the best description. Condition : Box exterior with honest high point wear, soiling, etc.
It has not been cleaned. Interior Vel-Vel lining is intact with moderate soiling/fading noted. Mirror and is clean and undamaged. Locking mechanism appears functional; key not present.
One of the best examples I have handled. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures approximately 14L x 8D x 5-3/4H overall. Interior compartment dimensions: 11-1/4L x 5-3/4D x 3H.Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "A+ Antique Chip Carved Folk Tramp Art Lidded Jewelry Keepsake Trinket Box, c1890" is in sale since Friday, October 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.