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19th c. Watch Hutch

19th c. Watch Hutch

A 19th c. wooden watch hutch in original red paint.

Constructed of poplar wood with an eccentric fish tail shaped backboard with a pierced hanging hole and iron square head nail joining. Pine wood thumbnail shaped moldings are applied via tiny iron nails.

The door is fitted i to the framwork via two small iron nails integrated into the frame. A chisel cut cavity is on the backside with an irregular shaped cutout.

Retians a naturally oxidized coat of original red paint with fine surface elements. Replaced glass, a commonality amongst early watch hutches. Otherwise, excellent as-descended condition.

Displays beautifully with strong color and an attractive profile.

Pennsylvania origin. Ca. 1840-1860. 8 3/4"T x 5 1/2"W.

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