Cheviot Treasures

 Early Acadian Dough Box


Cheviot TreasuresCheviot Treasures is located in Oakville, Ontario
An early Acadian dough box from Riviere Verte (Green River), New Brunswick. Constructed from local pine in the post & panel manner with all joints pegged. The legs are chamfered & ascend to lambs’ tongues. Wearing it’s original oxblood red paint on 3 sides whereas the wall side is unpainted but is darkened with age. The panels are recessed on 3 sides. It never had a lid. Provenance: Arnold Family, U.E.L.
Approx. size: 44” W.; x 26 ½” H.; x 22 ¼” D. Age: 1790-1820.
Further provenance to buyer.