Hanging Pine Salt Box

$195.00

 

Hanging Pine Salt Box from 1860ca. Simple scalloped edge on the top and curved sides.

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Hanging Pine Salt Box from 1860ca. Simple scalloped edge on the top and curved sides.  Imbued with both practical and symbolic meaning, salt boxes were an essential component of kitchens in days gone by. Salt had a number of uses from seasoning meals and preserving meats to extinguishing small kitchen fires. Used in kitchens all over Europe and North America, this salt box came from Eastern Canada.

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