Description : An exceptional, chip-carved Tramp Art Trinket or Jewelry Box, American, ca. Hinged cedar or pine cigar box lid opens to a rectangular compartment lined with period wallpaper.
Decorated with multilayer Geometrics on the body framing four velvet panel inserts. Exterior is stained in a medium and dark wood tone. The base with remnants of an unidentified cigar box label. Very fine attention to detail throughout; a wonderful, well-preserved example of early Folk Art. The photos are probably the best description for this Keeper.
Some dust/soiling noted throughout; it has not been cleaned. Expected fading noted on the velvet panels. Displays brilliantly; perfectly practical for holding a wide variety of your small treasures and keepsakes. See photos for complete details and close-ups.Please consider them as part of the description. Box measures approximately 8-3/4"L x 6-1/4"H x 7D overall. Dimensions of interior compartment: 7-1/4L x 5-5/8D x 3-3/4H.
Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Chip Carved Wood Cigar Tramp Folk Art Jewelry Sewing Trinket Box, c. 1900" is in sale since Sunday, December 31, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Boxes".The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.