Antique wooden saltbox


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18th Century & Earlier

  • £327
  • €380 Euro
  • $446 US Dollar


Hoarde Vintage Member since 2018
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This unusual salt box features two joined, round compartments. The base, richly carved with geometric motifs, is formed from a single block of wood while the sliding lid, similarly monolithic in its structure, features vortice-like carvings.
Provenance: Haute Savoie, France.

Height 12 cm
Length 25 cm
Diameter container 10 cm


18th Century & Earlier

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Bibliotheca Culinaria began as a specialized publisher providing books to Italy's professional chefs. Our curiosity regarding culinary history led to an interest in material culture and the many tools and objects that relate to agriculture, cooking, and dining.

We've assisted restaurants, pastry shops, and hotels in locating unusual items for their decor and are always delighted to add to a collection of kitchenalia. We welcome the challenge of assembling groups of objects for maximum visual impact. Our stock, largely Italian and French in origin, encompasses a range of materials and eras from Alpine treen to French majolica, from copper pots to Murano glass.

We find objects that display signs of use to be particularly eloquent. Handling them, we are reminded of the lasting impact of simple quotidian gestures and they return us to the particular convivial atmosphere of past times.

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