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Posted 2 years ago

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ho2cultcha
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This beautifully painted small trunk [6" across and 4" tall] has some age. you can tell by the difference in oxidation of the paint on the top vs. the inside and even the outer sides. i'd say that it's at least 60-70 years old, maybe a lot older. I'd love to know more about it. can anyone tell where it's from by the style of painting?

it appears to have had a locking mechanism which was removed - unfortunately.

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  1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    Thank you Rob in Hawaii! very useful info. i thought it might be.
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    the detail on this little box is great! i love the insert box and all the carefully painted surfaces. there appears to be some writing on the bottom, but i can't make it out.
  3. inky inky, 2 years ago
    Lovely, gorgeous colour.......:-)
  4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thank you inky!

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