Carved 18thC Candle Box Slide-Lid

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This piece has a stark geometric design. Carved from one piece of wood, it is has pierced decoration on the carved finial. There is also piercing on the other side, and it looks like this was the practice side. Also on this underside is the tiniest of holes that looks like it was made to hang on the tiniest of nail heads. The rectangular base has the slightest of warps from age. The wood has a tight, lovely grain and a satiny, nutty patina. Most definitely made at home, this lid puts keeping your candles secure into the folk art level. 10”L X 4 1/8W X 7/16” thick.

Home Farm Antiques
Bolton Landing, New York
(518) 644-2845