Folk Art Painted Tole Tin Document Box, America, 19th century.
Asphaltum ground with original polychrome folk art decoration of a bird amongst red flowers and green leaves. The lid is decorated with yellow scroll and line border and leafy design at handle. Each end is decorated with a star design.
Approximate Dimensions: Ht. 6 1/2, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 5 3/4 in.
Condition: As found. Minor surface losses from age and use. No damage evident. See photos.