Antique Country Store Mercantile Storage Container with Lid 14 1/2" Red with Green
Description: Earlier on, this interesting storage container may have once been used in a country or general store. Standing 14 ½ inches tall, in cylinder form, it features a wooden base and a bentwood band on the top and bottom rim which is secured by staples, round nails and rivets. The body appears to be made of cardboard with a red covering. Inside you will find green walls with earlier tissue paper blanketing the bottom. Surprisingly, this container still retains its original wooden lid with handle. A unique, special storage container that displays exceptional.
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Circa: Most likely Late 1800’s – Early 1900
Height: 14 ½”
Diameter: 11 ¾”
Product Weight: 3 pounds 14 ounces
Colors: Exterior: Red and Brown, Interior Green
Markings: No makers mark or signatures
Origin: Unknown. Acquired in Southeastern Pennsylvania
Condition: Previously owned - used. Condition is good and consistent with age and normal use. Scrapes and wear on wood, red covering exhibits wear and stains in some areas (as shown).
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