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Early Decorated Pantry Box

Early Decorated Pantry Box

An early circular pantry box in various original paints.

Constructed in a typical fashion comprising a maple bentwood body and lid fitted with pine wood top and bottom and secured with combination iron tacks and wooden pegs. Iron nails complete the lap joints.

The entirety of the box contains an extremely rich red paint finish. The lid is adorned being adorned with a five pointed star in white and black and being executed with compass work scribing. An interior circle inside features columnar fans, each in white paint.

Very striking in appearance with historic surface elements present providing a very visual response. In overall very good condition, a small loss to the lid edge and ancient age crack on the lid side.

New England origin. Ca. 1840. 5 3/4"W.

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