H1030 Exceptional early 19th century Pennsylvania Folk Art heart-decorated identified and dated storage box retaining its original surface featuring beautiful hand painted decorations. Identified and dated 1827 on the top of lid. This fantastic piece was published in “The Nation’s Fine Antiques Newspaper – October 1984” and “Folk Hearts – A Celebration of the Heart Motif in American Folk Art from 1660- 1880 – Cynthia V.A. Schaffner and Susan Klein” as seen in the documents that are included with this item. Dovetailed construction.