Wendy Hamilton Antiques

SOLD  Folk Art Painted Tole Tin Document Box, America, 19th Century.


hammiWendy Hamilton Antiques is located in Collingwood, Ontario

Folk Art Painted Tole Tin Document Box, America, 19th century.

 This is a good, clean paint decorated (on 3 sides) tole document box from New England, circa 1830’s. Bold original polychrome folk art decoration The box is in untouched, original condition with no paint touch-up of any kind.  The decoration is still in remarkable condition considering the age, the hinge is intact and working, and it has the original handle on the top, as pictured.  

This is a fine piece of early Americana and a nice decorative item found in New England. Ex Martha Boynton

Approximate Dimensions: Ht. 5 1/2, Width. 9”, Depth 4 ¼”.

Condition: As found. Minor surface losses from age and use. No damage evident. See photos.