Small Tobacco Crate

English or American, 1675

Oak. We've never seen one like it. A small crate for shipping and/or selling leaf tobacco. It's simply made of nailed boards -- clearly for commercial not domestic use. Painted "Best Virginia, 1675" with tobacco leaves. A rare historical object. All iron fittings replaced, one bottom board replaced, reinforcing battens under lid.

14" w. x 10" d. x 10" h.

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