Antique Dark Brown Turned Hardwood Round Dresser Box Lift-off Lid Acorn Finial
Description: A beautiful turned hardwood nicely shaped round dresser box with a tight-fitting lift-off lid. This wood box has a beautiful dark brown colored lacquered finish showing the wood grain on the exterior. The box has a round base with shaped sides ending in a wide opening on top. The box has a lift-off lid, which fits nicely and tightly to the opening. The slightly domed lid has an acorn shaped finial in the center. The box has an interior lining of red velvety material with a floral decoration on the inside. The box is unsigned and has a beautiful dark age patina. It also shows wear commensurate with its age and utilitarian function. This a beautiful piece worthy of a spot in any collection. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Unknown but we believe it to be from the late 1800s (late 19th century) to early 1900s (early 20th century).
Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA.
Size: measures ~4 1/4 " in diameter at the base, ~3 1/2" high to the top of the finial, and the top opening is ~2 3/4" in diameter. The piece weighs about 5.5 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is definitely a beautiful handmade treenware box with nice coloring and patina.
Condition: The box is in very good condition with a tight-fitting lid. The finish is in good condition with some scratches, and minor soiling. The surface has a few minor scratches, which do not distract from the piece's beauty. It is clean inside out and the interior lining shows wear but is soiled, still intact and solidly in place. It shows wear commensurate with its age and utilitarian function. The box is intact with no breaks, repairs or damage that we could see. All in all, a very nice antique, which would make a good addition to your collection of old boxes and treenware. Please see photos to appreciate beauty and condition of this beautiful piece.
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