Miniature vinegar painted pine wardrobe or kas, broken arch pediment surmounting a molded cornice, over two paneled doors with flame grain paint decoration, atop a base with scrolled feet. One door has eleven small cut-out lithographed pictures pasted to the interior, and both doors are signed illegibly in chalk. Interior sides are notched for multiple adjustable shelves (3 included). 28" H x 20" W x 9" D. Possibly American, second half of the 19th century. Provenance: Found in Upstate New York. CONDITION: Some holes and considerable shrinkage to back. Repair to one ear on pediment and one front foot. Minor wear, some scratching and abrasions; paint retention is overall good. Some staining to interior. Original lock missing; latch is a later addition.
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