There's some minor to moderate scuffs and abrasions to the tin's surface, where there are some interruptions to the mainly black paint. The hand painted floral motif in orange and green over gold however, is largely and thankfully intact.The tin itself doesn't suffer from any significant dings, dents or deformities. The tin box is complete with all of its original component parts.
It's rare to find these early tin toleware boxes in this kind of untouched condition with frankly this much paint on them. Often they're in-painted or entirely repainted, destroying their antique authenticity and forever altering their original surfaces. This one clearly, fortunately escaped. Fair to Good overall antique condition.No attempt has been made to repair,'in-paint' or to conceal any damage or loss of principally black paint. This early to mid-19th century hand decorated antique American tin toleware box is in absolutely, 100% untouched, undisturbed, original antique condition. The item "19TH C ANTIQUE AMERICAN HAND PAINTED DECORATED TIN TOLEWARE BOX WithDOME LID/LATCH" is in sale since Wednesday, July 31, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Toleware". The seller is "modsanctuary" and is located in Milford, New Hampshire.
This item can be shipped worldwide.