Tiger Oak Biscuit Barrel w/ Inlaid Band & Porcelain Insert

Tiger Oak Biscuit Barrel w/ Inlaid Band & Porcelain Insert

Regular price $89.95


Product Description:   Biscuit barrels where first becoming popular from mid to late 1800's until around 1930's.  This handsome barrel with an oak exterior and its original, white porcelain insert exhibits a sophistication appearance for a den, man’s cave or smoking room.  It features a horizontal inlaid band encircling the center body with an EPNS (Electro-plated nickel sliver) lid with a silver-plated swing arm handle and ring. The shield-plaque awaits your monogram! 

Note:  Porcelain insert is not easily removable without removing the screwed on ring.

Additional uses:  Humidor storage jar.  Although not lined in Spanish Cedar, some use this type of jar to store cigars or tobacco.  

Circa:  Most likely 1930 - 1940's

Height6” (to top of finial), 8 ½” (with handle in upright position)
Inside Dia. of Opening:  4”
Diameter of Top:  5 1/8” (outer ring)

Product Weight:  2 pounds 13 ounces

Markings:  EPNS and padlock symbol and other on lid

Material:  Wood, EPNS, Silverplate, Porcelain

Color:  Brown tones, silver, white

Type: Barrel jar

Maker:  Not identified

Origin: Unknown

Previously owned - used.  No cracks in porcelain insert.  Two small sections within the inlaid band is missing (as shown). 1 thin split in wood and other three are sections of staved wood, not splits.  Moderate surface patina on lid, ring and handle.

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