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Antique Early 20th Century Housemaids Tidy Storage Box

Antique Early 20th Century Housemaids Tidy Storage Box

Regular price £110.00 GBP
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An excellent example of an early 20th Century housemaids tidy box, perfect for storage or decorative purposes around the home.

Originally used by maids to carry cleaning equipment around the house, it is a sturdy large wooden box with a large cast iron handle.

In modern times, these still make excellent boxes to keep cleaning bottles and cloths tidy, but they are useful for any type of storage or, with a wonderful rich colouring, it’s also perfect simply for decorative purposes.

This box is complete is in good condition for its age. The colouring of the wood is very rich with a wonderful patination. The original case iron joins are in place around all four corners of this box, and it is free from repair work. There are a few rivets missing but all the fixings are nonetheless stable. There are some scuffs and scratches to the box but this is to be expected from where it would have been used.

Height, 19.5cm (42cm to top of handle); Length, 35.5cm (25cm at base); Width, 26cm (14cm at base)

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