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Food Safe

Place Made:
Halifax County Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
yellow pine –tin
HOA: 72”; WOA: 44”; DOA: 30 1/2”
Accession Number:
DESCRIPTION: Food safe: Two upper doors, each with one punched tin panel above one wooden panel, tin panels decorated with central compass star and various curved patterns; two lower paneled doors; sits on applied bracket feet; has stacked cornice molding.

CONSTRUCTION: Shelf placement has been slightly altered to accommodate pottery now exhibited in the safe.

This food safe was discovered in Halifax County, Virginia, and thought to have been found in the original house for which it was made.
Credit Line:
Gift of James C. Spraker in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Oren C. Spraker