Attic Finish 'Out of Round' Pantry Box

$159.00Price

This is a very interesting large (13"x 14" top diameter x 7" tall) covered oak pantry box in its original patina. It may have been made on the farm that it was used because it is so 'out of round'. The bottom of the box has had an extra piece added to it where the  box was nailed together. The wonderful very early nails were probably also made on the farm and whoevey made it was not proficient in making these bentwood boxes. There is a line of startler scratches for the actual 'round' box but instead the maker had to fiddle around with the seam. The edge is champhered (which is lovely and quirky) possibly because the piece was too thick at its edges. Strpng and sturdy, it is a wonderful very primitive antique pantry box.

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My Living Room 2018

My tastes in furniture and antiques are taking me earlier into our past and my living room right now my favorite room in my home. That grain painted wardrobe that you can see in this picture will soon be replaced by an 18th century highboy that I fell in love with while up in New England a few months ago.