Shaker Spice Box
in Deep Red Paint

Northeast, ca. mid-19th century.
Pine top and bottom, maple side wall, joinery by copper nails. Hand-planed lid that still fits tightly to the base. Smooth soft feel. Retains a sweet spice scent inside.
Terrific condition, just minor paint wear. About 5 ½ inches long x 4 3/8 wide x 1 7/8 tall. From a long time private New England collection.

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