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PAINTED “HARVARD TYPE” SHAKER BOX
New England – Probably Massachusetts
This type of oval shaped opposing finger box is called a “Harvard style” oval box; and traditionally are considered to be made by the Harvard Shakers ( Shaker Society Harvard Village Community – Harvard, Massachusetts ). A finely made two Finger-Jointed Box and cover are painted in a old (if not original) dark windsor green paint. The bent wood box joined by fingers held by clinched copper tacks and wooden pegs. A painted antique Shaker box of a desirable size that would nicely add to any collection.
Height: 2 ½” Top – Width: 4 7/8″ Length: 6 5/16″
Good antique condition, wear consistent with age and use.
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