Lot 16: Miniature Mortised Thru Wedged Wooden Painted Crock Bench 1700s
25 October 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is an antique pine mortised through miniature crock or bucket bench from New England circa 1700s for your consideration. The antique miniature bucket bench is handmade of New England white pine boards. New England white pine was a popular wood for making furniture by early colonists in the 1700s and was over harvested to the near point of extension by the early 1800s. The boot jack shaped splayed legs were mortised through the top of the antique miniature crock bench. The front and back aprons are tapered on the ends and attached with age appropriate nails to the legs.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, strong and sturdy, with an age appropriate patina
Dimensions: 22 inches long, 8 inches wide, and 9 inches high.