BEST 19TH C PA GERMAN FOLK ART BLUE PAINTED MINIATURE DOMED BOX WITH TULIPS AAFA. Miniature 4-3/8″ x 3″ x 2-7/8 high size dome-top box/chest. The best blue paint decoration with tulips and flowers. Original hinges and tin closure. Exceptional surviving condition with no damage or touchups! Dating mid 19th century. This example survives in the finest condition! Constructed with NO nails, only wooden pegs! A GREAT PIECE OF PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN STYLE FOLK ART. THIS IS A FANTASTIC EARLY PAINTED MINIATURE DOMED TOP BOX IN A VERY RARE ORIGINAL BLUE PAINTED SURFACE WITH VIBRANT TULIP DECORATION. AN INCREDIBLE EARLY 19TH CENTURY PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN STYLE PAINT DECORATED MINIATURE DOME TOP DOCUMENT BOX WITH A BRIGHT BLUE BASE WITH GREAT ORIGINAL PAINTED TULIPS IN POLYCHROME PAINT. THE PAINT IS BRIGHT AND WELL EXECUTED WITH THE BEST OLD GRUNGY PATINA. FANTASTIC ORIGINAL BLUE PAINT. THE BOX IS IN NATIVE WHITE PINE WOOD. IT DATES TO THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY. PROBABLY LANCASTER COUNTY, PA. THE TOP IS A ONE PIECE STEM BENT DOMED TOP AND STILL RETAINS ITS ORIGINAL WIRE SNIPE HINGES ON THE TOP. THE ORIGINAL FRONT TIN LATCH IS STILL INTACT. IT HAS THE MOST FANTASTIC ORIGINAL PAINTED DECORATION. The interior of the box is very clean. Other examples of this RARE design can be found in “Pennsylvania Dutch American Folk Art”, by Kauffman, there is also a wonderful article on the “Tulip Motif” and the “Pomegranate Motif” found on these pieces. Also, see “Early Pennsylvania Arts and Crafts”, by John Stoudt, and “Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania”, by Frances Lichten for more examples. For a virtually identical example by same artist, see the Austin & Jill Fine collection of Americana. 4-3/8″ x 3″ x 2-7/8 high. Typical wear and imperfections with age. Extremely minor losses to the paint as seen in the photos. Please view all pictures and utilize the enlargement feature. To better view the condition of item(s) listed. As these pictures are an integral part of the description. CHECK OUT OUR OTHER LISTINGS. FOR MORE QUALITY AMERICANA! The item “BEST 19TH C PA GERMAN FOLK ART BLUE PAINTED MINIATURE DOMED BOX WITH TULIPS AAFA” is in sale since Tuesday, November 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Primitives”. The seller is “greatpickerfinds” and is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Size Type/Largest Dimension: ACEO, Art Card (2.5×3.5in.)
- Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Date of Creation: 1800-1899
- Category: Antiques
- Featured Refinements: AAFA
- Type: Boxes
- Color: Blue
Description & Condition: Up for sale is this pair of antique 19th Century. Folk art painting punched tin toleware wall sconces. They are decorated with flowers and vines with semicircle drip pans and are in good condition. They have holes along the bottom and were probably electrified at one time. They measure 17″ tall by 8 1/2″ wide and are probably the nicest pair I have seen. If you collect toleware don’t miss these! Please view all the photos and if you have any questions please ask. Very large packages may be subject to a reqoute once the item is boxed and/ or a third party shipper is involved. They claim 2-5 days but in many cases we see it taking up to 10 days. Thank You, Good Luck and Happy Antiquing! Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “BEST Antique 19C PR Folk Art Painted Punched Tin Tole Wall Sconces” is in sale since Tuesday, October 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Toleware”. The seller is “yamahadale_123″ and is located in Cumberland, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Primary Material: Tin
- Style: Folk art
- Age: 1850-1899
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Wall sconces
- Country/Region of Origin: United States