Large antique E. Murdock & Co. country kitchen pine pantry box with original brown wash finish. 19th century. Amazing original condition. No cracks, repairs and never waxed. The stamp on the lid is difficult to read from natural wear. Measures 9.75 inches across and 5.75 inches high. E. Murdock & Company was founded by Elisha Murdock in 1834. Murdock was from Winchendon, Massachusetts, a small town outside of Boston. He was the third child of Ephraim and Zibah Murdock. He was born on August 27, 1802.
Large hand carved maple advertising key. Early to mid 20th century. Length is 24.5 inches.
Five gallon stoneware jug stamped Demelman, Fuchs & Co. / 6 Broad St. Boston. The company was a wholesale liquor supplier in Boston circa 1880. Very good condition with a few chips on the neck rim. Height is 19.75".
Antique primitive country pine milking bench in old blue paint circa 1900. Single pine board with mortised cross bracing. Measures 36" long x 10" wide x 20.5" high.
Antique S. B. Bosworth 2 gallon stoneware jug. Hartford, CT, circa 1880. Cobalt floral decoration. No base chips, hairlines, cracks, or repairs. Measures 13.5" high. Seymour Bosworth operated the pottery in Hartford under his name from approximately 1880 to 1890 (see William Ketchum Jr., American Stoneware, page 61).