Salt Box Bench

Eighteenth century salt box bench from the Perigord region of France. Hinged seat opens where salt and flour was hidden from the tax collector. Bench was originally placed near the fire in the home. Called a cantou in French.   

43" H X 40.75" W X 18.75" D   
17" H to seat   


Collections: Benches & Daybeds, Furnishings, Seating, Spring 2020 Collection

Reference:

20A045




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