AUGUSTA CO., SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA, WALNUT PUNCHED-TIN-PANELED FOOD / PIE SAFE

Item/Auction Attributes

Attributed to the shop of Moses Alexander (1815-1902) and/or William Alexander (1820-1901), Waynesboro, VA.
Circa 1840.
Very good overall condition with minor scattered wear. Very small area corrosion and losses to lower edges of tin panel in proper left end.
61" H, 50" W, 23 1/2" D.
Provenance: The Important Americana Collection of Barbara M. and the late Charlie Hunter, Staunton, VA.
$2,000.00
$3,000.00
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Literature: See Evans and Russ - Opening the Door: Safes of the Shenandoah Valley, p. 40, fig. 3.12A, for a highly similar safe exhibiting nearly identical tin pattern attributed to the Alexander shop.