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“I will never break your heart, ...and I only have to say it once.”

Early 19th C. Hand-Painted Bride’s Box with a Verse of Promise Surrounding

An enchanting oval PA German bride’s box in polychrome paint, decorated on top with trees surrounding a man and woman both colorfully dressed. A pattern of flowers and leaves encircle the sides. All original wood peg construction in very good overall condition with expected wear and a few early repairs to bottom. 17" L x 10½" W x 9" H

Initials and numerals are inscribed into the inside bottom of the box and have been interpreted to likely indicate date painted, the artist and the recipient.

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