Storage Cabinet Amish Meat Safe with Original Square Nail Hardware, Late 1800s

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Storage Cabinet Amish Meat Safe with Original Square Nail Hardware, Late 1800s

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$1,995.00

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Vintage from the 19th century

Material

Wood

Storage cabinet, meat safe of unvarnished walnut used by the Amish to store smoked and preserved meat. With original square nail hardware, circa late 1800s. The Amish did not have electricity or use refrigerated ice box/freezers. They would smoke fire or salt preserve their meat and store in a zinc lined ventilated safe of walnut that was not varnished or otherwise chemically treated to endanger the meat. Amazing piece of handcrafted, Primitive agrarian furniture. You won't easily find its like in such good condition.

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Zinc,
Walnut,
Iron
DIMENSIONS
H 56.75 in. x W 60 in. x D 19.75 in.
H 144.15 cm x W 152.4 cm x D 50.17 cm

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