Description : An exceptional, chip-carved Tramp Art Box, American, ca. Hinged cedar or pine cigar box with brass hardware. Handled lid opens to a rectangular compartment with mirror and plaid-lined pincushions. There is a false upper drawer as well as a real lower drawer that slides out to reveal three interior compartments. Decorated with various Geometric, Star and Leaf motifs on the body.Exterior is stained in a medium wood tone. Very fine attention to detail throughout; a wonderful, well-preserved example of early-20thC Folk Art.
The photos are probably the best description for this Keeper. Some dust/soiling noted on the lid; it has not been cleaned. 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 5-1/4D overall. Dimensions of main interior compartment: 7-1/4"L x 2-1/4"H x 3-7/8D.Lower drawer compartments are 3"W x 1-1/2"H x 3-3/4"D and 1-3/4"W x 1-1/2"H x 3-3/4"D, respectively. 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. 1915" is in sale since Thursday, October 12, 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.