Antique Banded Bentwood Shaker Style 2 Finger Pantry Box Dry Measure Storage

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 04, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

This Is A Lovely Antique 2 Finger Bentwood Pantry Box With The Look That Only Comes With Age

This Auction Is For An Antique Shaker Style Dry Measure Food Storage Box From New England

Both The Cover And The Bottom Were Made By Soaking Thin Slices Of Wood In Water

The Sides Were Then Folded Around The Bottom Or Around A Form

The Sides Were Then Nailed To The Bottom And The Top With Hand Made Square Head Iron Nails!

It measures 7" inches across and is 2 3/4" tall.

This 19th century wooden food storage box is in very good condition. The box has developed a lovely patina. All of the old square nails are still in place.

There is an area on the bottom part of the wooden box where has broken slightly. That area is along the top edge. You can see this in pictures 6 & 7.

It also has scratches and wear from use as expected with age.

This box dates Circa 1880 and has wear appropriate to its age.

This box is still strong and sturdy.

This item comes from our smoke free home.

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