02) Exuberantly Painted Maine Folk Art Wall Box

An exuberantly painted Folk Art pine wall box. Found in Maine and sold at the landmark Huntington Sale in Mount Vernon, Maine, 1974 (lot 77). Exceptional paint history and wear to the putty green paint and black squiggles. Unusual in that it was painted on all sides including the back.

Box with wrought (on the bottom) and thin cut nails (on the sides). One old break to the left side which shows in the Huntington catalog.

Provenance: Huntington Auction, 1974; Private collection.

Date: Circa: 1820-30
Origin United States: Maine
Artist/Maker Unknown
Measurements 12 3/4" (h) x 11 1/4 (w) x 6" (d)
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://stevenspowers.com
Price SOLD
Contact Steve Powers, 917-518-0809 or  steve@stevenspowers.com

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