Tramp Art Carved Pyramid Box with Sliding Top and Porcelain Knob

Tramp Art Carved Pyramid Box with Sliding Top and Porcelain Knob

Regular price $140.00


Description:  Possibly during the Great Depression, this heavily detailed, notch-carved box was crafted with wood and small nails.  In rectangular form it is layered into a pyramid form body with four sides and footed base.  With just a few areas of chips, it features a sliding top pyramid form lid with a porcelain knob and top slotted screw. The bottom is pencil signed by the previous owner G. Fenstermacher, Hamburg, PA.  The maker/crafter for this piece is not determined.

Note:   Refer to “Condition” for additional information.

Circa:  Uncertain.  Most likely 1930’s

Height:  6 ½”
Width:  8 ¾”
Inside Opening:  Length:  6 ½” x 5 ¼”
Base:  4 1/8” x 3 3/8”

Product Weight:  2 pounds 2 ounces

Colors:  Dark Brown

Primary Materials:  Wood with a Porcelain Knob

Markings:  G. Fenstermacher, Hamburg, PA

Maker:  Unknown Maker

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Condition is consistent with age and normal use.  Good to fair condition with 2 found notches with chips.  Scratches and some wear on interior and exterior.  “Exposed” tack nails on the inside base protruding slightly up from underneath either from the making or missing a lining of some sort. "Caution": cannot be seen easily, although they are there.   Porcelain knob has a ¼” chip on side (as shown).

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