This is a Victorian era (1880's-1890's) bench/stool that is made and used to shine, repair, etc. It is solid walnut with the original finish and a very fine patina.
This item is in the original found condition with the wear consistent and appropriate for the age and use. There are no known cracks, repairs, missing parts or other damage. The construction is tight and sturdy and it is easily used as a bench or stool.The greenish fabric and gimp is original and in great shape. All of the original tacks for the fabric are intact. The lid hinges are in very good working condition.
Once the lid is raised up, the cast iron shoe platform with an attached holder is available for its intended shoe use. There is also ample storage for other related items. The cast iron shoe platform has the raised letters C&M on it. Measurements are as follows: 14 1/2" L x 15 1/2" H and 11 1/4 W.
The inside measurements are about 11" L, 7 1/2" W and 7 D. The item "Victorian Walnut Antique Shoe Shine/Repair Bench Lift Lid With Storage 1890's" is in sale since Thursday, September 05, 2013.This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Benches & Stools\1800-1899". The seller is "dbeesley6zim" and is located in Monroeville, Alabama.
This item can be shipped to United States.