What a fabulous early old antique pantry box, found right here in the heart of farm country! This large, oval beauty is solid, sturdy and substantial. It measures 12 ¾" long, 9 ¾" wide and 5" tall.
The patina is a gorgeous nut-brown... mellow and worn from age and use. The lid fits nice and snug, and the laps on this box are thick. The heavy weight of the lid and box is indicative of early manufacture. There is some honest wear including a thin crack on top and one on bottom, and a sliver of wood sheared off above a nail on the lid....but these do not compromise the integrity of the piece. There is a small tin repair on the inside (see photo). The bottom appears to be uneven, but is not loose at all. It is secure and perfectly stable.
Overall, this is a very sturdy antique box that has survived well over 100 years in relatively great condition! A stunning, authentic oval pantry box for your primitive country cupboard!
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Item ID: 9216