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STIREWALT FAMILY, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA, PAINT-DECORATED YELLOW PINE DIMINUTIVE BOX

STIREWALT FAMILY, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA, PAINT-DECORATED YELLOW PINE DIMINUTIVE BOX

Item Description:

STIREWALT FAMILY, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA, PAINT-DECORATED YELLOW PINE DIMINUTIVE BOX, the hinged rectangular lid (retaining remnants of leather hinges) over a rectangular case of dovetailed construction, raised on four turned and ebonized feet mortised through the bottom of the case, the edges of both lid and bottom exhibit a mid-ridge profile which extends slightly beyond the parameters of the case. Retains original yellow stenciled decoration against a deep red ground. Period pencil inscriptions to underside of lid comprising two names, one possibly Barbe. Attributed to Jacob Stirewalt (1805-1869) and/or John N. Stirewalt (1802-1836), New Market, VA. Circa 1840.

Provenance:

Provenance: From a Shenandoah Co., VA collection.
Catalogue Note: This chest is one of an important group attributed to the Stirewalt family of New Market, Shenandoah Co., VA that are all linked by parallels in construction, materials, and decoration.

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STIREWALT FAMILY, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA, PAINT-DECORATED YELLOW PINE DIMINUTIVE BOX

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