All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Early : Pre 1800 item #1214268 (stock #10381)
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Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box...