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    Posted 6 years ago

    vintagelamp
    (829 items)

    I just found this today in the barn. It is an old tea shipping crate from China covered in a paper label with designs. The inside is lined with paper also and the lid is still with the box. I love the worn looks of this, so I brought it into the house. I cannot find a maker's label on the box. There is a piece of newspaper attached to the inside bottom that states: Commerce/Commercial Gazette Saturday April 7, 1894.

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    Comments

    1. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 6 years ago
      I really like the look of this too :)!
    2. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 6 years ago
      Very cool...
    3. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 6 years ago
      Elizabethan and DrFluffy, Thank you!
    4. antiquechinese antiquechinese, 5 years ago
      awesome piece... love it! so quirky and different from what you usually see...
    5. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      antiquechinese, Thank you for the kind comment! I am glad that I rescued it from the barn.

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