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FOLK ART PAINT DECORATED BOX
Found in Watertown, NY ( Jefferson County )
Jacob Happ has used multi painted colored strips, as well as, signing his name twice to make a strong visual statement on this unitarian dovetailed box.
The whimsical painted strips flow around all five sides boasting a continuing pattern of color. Consistent with age and use, the condition is very good.
From 1870 Jefferson County, NY Census
Jacob C. Happ born about 1802 in Penn.
Employed as a farmer.
Le Ray Township, Jefferson County, New York.