George III Period Oak and Mahogany Salt Box
George III Period Oak and Mahogany Salt Box
George III Period Oak and Mahogany Salt Box
George III Period Oak and Mahogany Salt Box
George III Period Oak and Mahogany Salt Box
George III Period Oak and Mahogany Salt Box

George III Period Oak and Mahogany Salt Box

c. 1785 to c. 1790 England

Offered by Windsor House Antiques Ltd

£985 gbp
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A good George III period mahogany salt box in well figured oak and with mahogany crossbanding.
Hanging salt boxes in colonial homes, free-flowing grains [of salt] began with placing the saltbox near the fire for drying out lumps or removing a brick to make a salt niche. Mary Ellen Snodgrass, Encyclopedia of Kitchen History. Wooden saltbox hanging near cooking hearth in 18th century mansion in Gdansk, Poland.
Dimensions
Height 16.50 inch (41.91 cm)
Width 7.00 inch (17.78 cm)
Depth 6.25 inch (15.87 cm)
Stock Code
8369
Windsor House Antiques Ltd

Windsor House Antiques Ltd
Barnwell Manor
Barnwell
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE8 5PJ

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