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Antique Painted Pantry Boxes and Woodenware for Sale

18th century english lignum vitae mortar and pestle

Outstanding Lignum Vitae Mortar and Pestle »

Circa 2nd Half 18th Century: This exuberantly turned English mortar and pestle is signed J. Salsbury on both pieces.

For Sale: $3,750

18th century antique american ash burl wooden bowl

Highly Figured Early American Ash Burl Bowl »

Circa 1780-1820: This outstanding early American burl bowl of New England origin features an unusually high profile, a superb warm surface, a highly graphic grain, decorative grooved turnings, and a nicely defined foot.

For Sale: $2,895

early american antique new england pine storage box in original lipstick red paint decoration

Colorful Paint Decorated New England Storage Box »

Circa 1830s: Signed "June the 20 1837" in period script on the underside of the lid, this striking white pine New England storage box retains its original six- color paint decoration on a bright tomato red ground.

For Sale: $2,250

antique paint decorated childs chest

Untouched Original Paint Decorated Child's Chest

Circa 2nd Quarter 19th Century: Measuring a petite 19.25"H and constructed entirely of poplar, this dynamically flame mahogany grain painted child's chest bears a strong resemblance to the furniture of storied Hanover, Pennsylvania, cabinet maker John Rupp.

For Sale: $1,750

Antique Paint Decorated Miniature Wooden Firkin in Black and White Marblized Painted Country Primitive Decoration for Sale

Antique Paint Decorated Marblized Small Wooden Firkin »

Circa 1880: At only 4.75 in height, this little firkin in marbelized black and white paint is a rare find.

For Sale: $1,650

virginia antique apple green painted sewing basket

Fine Apple Green Lidded Sewing Basket »

Circa 1890-1920: Virginians love their painted baskets, and this stunning lidded sewing basket in original apple green paint most likely originates from Page County in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

For Sale: $1,495

Sailor Made Ditty Box with Three Stars

Sailor Made Ditty Box with Three Stars »

Circa 2nd Half 19th Century: This handsome sailor made folk art ditty box features an original five color polychromatic paint scheme and a complex sgraffito encircled star within a star within a star pattern on its lid.

For Sale: $1,450

signed hingham mass original mustard painted 19th century antique wooden firkin sugar bucket

S. Hingham MA Firkin in Original Mustard Paint »

Circa 1870s: It's always a treat to find firkins made in South Hingham, Massachusetts, and this large signed "C. Wilder & Son So. Hingham Mass." firkin in desirable original mustard paint decoration makes one smile.

For Sale: $1,450

patriotic red white and blue 19th century ballot box

19th Century Red, White, and Blue Ballot Box »

Circa 1870s: This patriotic ballot box is extremely well constructed with fine details: tiny square brads, canted base molding, handmade tin funnels to make it easy to drop in marbles, inset pieces of wood on top to ensure a tight closure, and beautifully turned wooden handle.

For Sale: $1,450


11.5" Bail Handled Pantry Box in Original Blue Paint »

Circa 1860-1880: This outstanding bail handled pantry box in original dark blue paint was found in the Shenandoah Valley and is constructed of southern yellow pine; so it most likely was made right here in Virginia.

For Sale: $1,350

19th century painted architectural elements large wooden newel posts in original gray blue paint for sale

Large 19th Century Painted Newel Post Finials »

Circa 1850-1880: Measuring 13" tall and 7.5" square, these large wooden newel post finials retain their original weathered gray paint decorated surface and are rare survivors from a bygone era.

For Sale: $1,295

early american antique basswoood and poplar polychromatic paint decorated new england keeping box

Early New England Paint Decorated Keeping Box »

Circa Mid 19th Century: This petite basswood and poplar pintle-hinged New England keeping box with square nail construction retains its original surface with gilt-bronze stenciled motifs.

For Sale: $1,295

Large 18 inch original paint green round woodenware antique country kithcen primitives for sale

18"D Bottom of the Stack Original Green Wooden Pantry Box »

Circa Late 19th Century: Over ten inches high and eighteen inches wide this box works on the bottom of the stack and is in nice sturdy condition.

For Sale: $1,250

antique painted wooden pantry box with sailor made 8 pointed star in red black and green original surface

Sailor Made Ditty Box with 8 Point Star Decoration »

Circa 2nd Half 19th Century: This attractive 6 1/2"D x 2 5/8"H sailor made folk art ditty box features original green, red, and black paint and a large carved eight-point star on its lid.

For Sale: $1,250

antique country farmhouse painted kitchen spice pantry box for cloves in green and gold

6.5" Oval Pantry Box in Original Green and Gold Paint

Circa 1850-1880: Pantry boxes with labeled contents are always desirable in advanced collecting circles and this handsome original polychromatic paint decorated oval pantry box is stenciled "Cloves" on the base and has decorative stencils on its lid.

For Sale: $975

antique sugar bucket in original bittersweet paint decoration

S. Hingham MA Firkin in Original Bittersweet Paint »

Circa Late 19th Century: It's always a treat to find firkins made in South Hingham, Massachusetts, and this desirable signed "L. Gardner S. Hingham Mass." firkin in difficult to find original bittersweet paint decoration is a real winner.

For Sale: $950

signed elisha beal original blue painted 19th century oval pantry box

5 1/8" Oval Pantry Box in Original Blue Paint »

Circa 1850s: Signed Elisha Beal on the lid, this Hingham, Massachusetts, 5 1/8"L x 4"W x 2"H oval pantry box in superb original oxidized blue paint features opposing finger joints and square nail construction.

For Sale: $895

19th century pantry box in original blue paint

9.75" Round Pantry Box in Original Blue Paint »

Circa Late 19th Century: Collectors love blue, and this 9.75"D x 5.25"H round pantry box in original blue paint definitely fits the bill.

For Sale: $895

1876 original painted firking sugar bucket country primitive farmhouse decor for sale

1876 Centennial Firkin in Original Sage Green Paint »

Circa 1876: It's always a treat to find firkins attributed to South Hingham, Massachusetts, and this beautiful example in unusual original sage green paint decoration is signed "Our Centennial Best 1776 1876," showing that is was made to celebrate America's 100th anniversary as a nation.

For Sale: $895

mid 19th century antique paint decorated wooden box for sale

Dresser Box with Exuberant Folk Art Paint Decoration »

Circa 1840-1860: This wonderful poplar dresser box from the Marshall Goodman collection was, because of its incredibly exuberant decoration and use of multiple techniques and motifs, most probably painted in the second quarter of the 19th century at a schoolgirl academy.

For Sale: $875


Rosewood Grain Painted 6 3/8" Oval Pantry Box »

Circa 1850-1880: Expensive imported woods like rosewood and mahogany were all the rage in mid nineteenth century America, and it was popular for furniture makers to paint less expensive woods such as pine and tulip poplar to mimic their pricey counterparts.

For Sale: $795

antique oyster painted wooden lap joint fingered pantry box

Antique Oval Pantry Box in Original Oyster Paint »

Circa Mid 19th Century: This 5 1/2"L x 4 1/8"W x 2"H oval pantry box in hard to find original oyster paint features opposing finger joints and square nail construction.

For Sale: $695

Original Dark Green Painted Antique American Pantry Box For Sale From Z and K Antiques

Larger Round Wooden Pantry Box in Original Green Paint »

Circa 1870-1880: Measuring 10 1/2"D x 5 1/2"H, this pantry box retains its original hand cut square wooden pegs around the lid.

For Sale: $550

new hampshire signed original paint two tone green antique wooden pantry box for sale

Two Tone Green Pantry Box in Original Paint »

Circa 19th Century: The charming two tone paint scheme on this early New Hampshire signed pantry box has excellent contrast.

For Sale: $450

brilliant blue antique painted wooden stacking pantry box

Black Freehand Paint Decorated Antique Pantry Box »

Circa 1st Quarter 20th Century: Perhaps used for sewing or something loving, this freehand paint decorated pantry box from the arts and crafts era measures 8.75" D.

For Sale: $250

Happy Heidi Vintage Fiestaware Pottery for Sale all old colors complete collection

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