Lot 88

Shenandoah Valley, Virginia Walnut and Punched Tin Food / Pie Safe

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$200,000 $10,000

A Shenandoah Valley of Virginia Walnut and Punched Tin Paneled Food / Pie Safe, Probably Rockingham County, Circa 1840. The pinned mortise-and-tenon case having a rectangular top with applied edge moldings above two hinged paneled doors fitted with three punched tins each, enclosing an interior with three shelves, having three punched tins to either paneled side, raised on tall turned legs. The twelve punched tins with opposing horizontal semi-elliptical elements with circular terminals and stylized fleur-de-lis, each with quarter fans to the corners.

Dimensions: Height 57in; width 40in; depth 18in.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of C. Thomas Attix Jr., East Windsor, New Jersey.

Literature: For closely related examples of this group, see Kurt C. Russ and Jeffrey S. Evans, Opening The Door, Safes of the Shenandoah Valley, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 2017, fig. 3.18-3.22E, pp. 50-56.


Structurally sound. Retaining an old dry surface. Each of the tin panels with a very dark, grungy and oxidized surface. The top of the case with significant shrinkage.

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