Three round splint pantry boxes of different sizes. All appear to be wearing their original paint. One is dark green, another red-brown and the paint on the 3rd is much worn but shows it’s original blue. The diameters are roughly 6”, 7 1/8” and 8 ¼” so they nest nicely and make an attractive trio. The green box was found approx. 2 miles from Calais, Maine near the NB border. The red-brown from the Niagara peninsula and the blue one from the Eastern Townships, Quebec. All are bentwood construction and secured by small wooden pins & metal brads. The sides are probably ash. Lids & bottoms are solid boards. As to age, I believe these date from the 1870’s.
Cheviot Treasures is located in Oakville, Ontario