Early, Primitive Seed Box with Leather Hinges

Early, Primitive Seed Box with Leather Hinges

$135.00Price
  • This is a very primitive box with some interesting features.

    There is incised decoration on the front - very worn.

    The hinges are leather straps.

    The interior is divided.  There is an old metal repair, probably covering a mouse hold on one side, leading me to conclude that this was used for seeds.  It is too primitive for spices or herbs.

    Worn smooth from use.

    8 2/3" long x 3 1/2" deep, x 3 1/2" tall.

    Scuffs and wear, one leather hinge may be a replacement.

    Found in Massachusetts and dating from the early 1800s.

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