For sale is an EXCEPTIONALLY NICE EARLY 19th century American oval shape Pantry bentwood Box with all Original surface. You can see that it is constructed using irregular shaped hand wrought nails and square copper nails.
The bentwood is very thick and well made. The wood grain in use is exceptionally beautiful, possible beech or certain type of maple. This box displays the distinctive Hingham boxes characteristics of opposing "finger bands" on the lid and body, with iron tacks and a maker's mark B.There is a small chip on the lid. Other than this issue, the box is in great condition. Amazing patina and very desirable small size! Overall, an exceptionally well-preserved early American folk art that should not be missed by any serious collectors of early Americana/ antique wooden boxes/ antique primitives.
It measures approximately 4" by 3" in diameter and 1.75 tall. Age appropriate wears is to be expected. Please check photos from all sides for detailed condition.Feel free to check out my other antique primitive listings in the store. This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives".
The seller is "marblemill" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.