Two (2) Tramp folk art boxes, parquetry box nested inside of a "Crown of Thorns" outer box. Inner box with parquetry lid having star and diamond decoration, outer box with all over "Crown of Thorns" decoration and a graduated tiered lid. Inner box – 4 1/2" H x 19 3/4" W x 9 1/2" D. Outer box – 13" H x 23" W x 13" D. Early 20th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Outer box has a few scattered broken prongs, primarly to the base, corners, and lower sides and losses to slats on the base. Inner box overall good condition.
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