AN EXTREMELY EARLY ,SOUTHE EAST PA. PROFUSELY PAINT DECORATED BRIDES STORAGE BOX
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An American Piece Of Folk Art Heaven !!! This is a Brides " Under Bed" Storage Box, Profusely Paint Decorated With Bucher Like Colors, ( Bucher was a Pa German Paint Decorator from the Lancaster ,Pa area ), a Black Background, Reds, Yellow , Green ,and Oyster White. There are 2 Angels and Side Profiles of the Father seen on each side of the File Decorated Lock Latch. The Right Side has some paint loss due ti it being stored on the end for an Extended Period of Time. The Paint Retention on the Rest of the Chest is Excellent. It is well made, and the Construction is Tin Over White Pine Wood. All of the Paint Decoration is on the Tin. The Lock and Strap Keeper and also a Piece of Folk Art heaven ,and are File Decorated. The Hinges are original and the Screws are Off Center Slotted, Hand made. It needs nothing and is in ready to use or Display. It has a Low Profile so that it could easily be kept under the Prospective Brides bed. It has NO restorations, and is in ready to use, or Display Condition. It has an Estimated Shop or Show value of about 2,800.00. It measures 33" across the Front x 16 1/2" front to back ,and it is 7 3/4' deep. I'm selling it with NO reserve ,and only one Penny to start. Insured shipping in the US only is 38.85. Payment is due in 3 Days.