Antique Country Store Mercantile Storage Container Large 14 1/2 inch Red Exterior Green Interior

Antique Country Store Mercantile Storage Container Large 14 1/2" Red Exterior Green Interior

Regular price $230.00


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.

Note:   Refer to Condition for additional information.

Circa:   Most likely Late 1800’s – Early 1900

Height:  14 ½”
Diameter:  11 ¾”

Product Weight:  3 pounds 14 ounces

Shape:  Cylinder

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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