Seller: antiquesandmooresales (5,707) 100%, Location: Hendersonville, North Carolina, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 131902023267 Condition: See description., Type: Box, Style: Rustic, Primitive, Region of Origin: Sweden, Age: 1800-1899, Original/Reproduction: Original, Color: Red, Material: Wooden, Height: 6 1/4", Width: 13", Diameter: 8 1/4", Depth: 8 1/4", Details: Welcome to Antiques & Moore! THIS LISTING IS FOR A WONDERFUL EARLY 19TH CENTURY HAND MADE BRIDE'S BOX WITH ORIGINAL RED PAINT AND HAND PAINTED "1824" ON THE FRONT SIDE. MEASURES 6 1/4" HIGH, 13" WIDE AND 8 1/4" DEEP. THE BASE OF THIS NICE BOX HAS WIDE OVER LAPPING 2-FINGER JOINTED BAND CONSTRUCTION WITH A WOODEN CARVED POST MOUNTED AT EACH SIDE TO CATCH THE FLAT LID AND HOLD IT IN PLACE. THE WOOD IS ALL HAND PLANED AND THE NAILS USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BODY ARE HAND-MADE AND THE HANDLE IS MADE OF HAND-WROUGHT IRON. THE BOX HAS GREAT ORIGINAL RED PAINT REMAINING AND IS IN OVERALL VERY NICE CONDITION COMMENSURATE WITH AGE AND NORMAL WEAR. THERE IS VERY MINOR WEAR AT THE TOP CORNERS WITH NOTED WEAR AROUND THE BOTTOM EDGE WHERE IT IS ATTACHED TO THE BODY OF THE BOX. THE SIDE EXTENSIONS AND THE TOP OF THE BOX REFLECT NORMAL WEAR WHERE THEY RUB TOGETHER WHEN OPENING AND CLOSING THE BOX. PLEASE VIEW ALL PHOTOS AS PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. THE BOX IS MARKED ON THE INSIDE OF THE WOODEN BASE "HERRGARDSVAXT". HERRGARDSVAXT IS A SWEDISH WORD WITH "HERRGARD" BEING AN ESTATE MANSION AND "VAXT" BEING A PLANT. THE BOX ALSO HAS SOME VERY FAINT UNIDENTIFIED FANCY INITIALS INSIDE.THIS IS A GREAT EARLY 19th CENTURY HARD-TO-FIND BRIDE'S BOX! YOU WILL LOVE IT! We are happy to ship Internationally, however, please be aware that as sellers we can not be responsible for any random Customs inspections or any charges incurred as a result of this purchase. We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. Although all sales are considered final, if there is an error in our description or a problem with our item, we will issue a full refund of the purchase price if contacted within 3 days after receipt of the item, however, please note that we cannot refund shipping charges. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business!