Hand crafted in Germany about 1860, this dough box and lid was made to "proof" or let bread dough rise. Solid cherry and other fruitwoods, there are carved wooden pegs securing the joints of this European antique kitchen furniture.
The old finish is very fine and has been waxed and buffed, only an occasional wipe with a soft dry cloth is needed to maintain its warm patina. There is wear and losses at the edges as shown.
Measurements are 37" long, 15" deep and 31" tall.
See 28 photos on Harp Gallery website that enlarge to full screen size. This item has sold.
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