This painted lacquered box is from the town of Olinalá in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, which is not only a center of folk art but also the largest producer of lacquerware in the country. This box is circa 1980s. There are some condition issues, specifically the interior scribbled in and the frame on the top slightly pulling apart. There are also spots of chipped and flaked paint on edges and corners. The design with butterfly and birds and flowers are still vibrant. The interior is unlined, again with red pen scribbling. Today these boxes make beautiful decorative pieces.
Measures just over 10" across by 6" deep and 5-1/2" tall. Again, expect some wear, although overall in quite good vintage condition. Is fairly lightweight, made of pine.
Beautiful folk art.
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