Vintage Bread Box, Kitchen Storage, Distressed Black, Asian Inspired, Home Decor, Wooden Storage, Countertop Decoration, Matte Finish

$268.60 $335.75

The gorgeously distressed matte-black bread box is in great to excellent condition. This is a very rare and unique bread box from Japan. The four round knobs on the front are mounted to a removable door. Also, the front door has a ball-style closure which holds the top securely in place while the bottom of the door sits in a slotted trough. The ball-style closure is a small spring-loaded steel ball on each side of the interior of the bread box that slides into a slot on either side of the door. Another important feature on this beautiful black wooden bread box is found on the back panel - it is vented. This allows the contents of the box to breath while at the same time protecting against bad odors. In addition, there are four small wooden knob-looking plugs on the interior of the bread box - two per side. If so desired, these could be used to hold an upper shelf.

Please note the front door is not hinged. The bottom of the door sits in a narrow valley-like trough at the bottom of the front. To remove the front lid/door, the door would have to be lifted up out of the little valley-like area.

The bottom of this gorgeously distressed matte-black bread box has a number "179" with a stamp "Made in Japan". According to references, this box was made in Japan circa 1960's.

There are no breaks, cracks, chips, or repair places on this gorgeously distressed matte-black wooden bread box. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub places on this distressed black bread box - mainly in the form of small rub marks and/or water stains on the bottom. There is a small push-pin size hole in the center of the front that appears to have once held a stick-on accent piece. The hole does not go all the way through the door.

The decorative possibilities for this gorgeously distressed matte-black wooden bread box are many. The kitchen countertop would be enhanced by the addition of this distressed black bread box. Also, the baker's rack or portable island would welcome this stunning bread box for its boho-eclectic matte-black finish. In addition, the size of this gorgeous bread box allows it to work as a tabletop and/or dining room storage.

The collector will appreciate this beautifully distressed matte-black bread box for its great to excellent condition, removable front door, and boho-eclectic appearance.

The beautifully distressed matte-black bread box weighs approximately 85.0 oz.

The distressed black bread box measures 14 15/16" wide from outside to outside x approximately 8.5" deep or 8.75" deep including the front knobs x 9 13/16" tall - this covers the total space needed to hold this beautiful bread box.

The top of this distressed matte-black bread box measures 7" deep.

The interior measures approximately 14" wide from inside to inside x approximately 7 1/8" deep at the bottom from the back of the removable door to the inside of the rear panel x approximately 7 13/16" tall from the interior floor to the underside of the top.

The top of the each wooden interior plug measures approximately 4.75" above the floor of the bread box - a shelf could be placed on top of the small wooden plugs.

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***As is common with pre-owned items they could have little marks that are not so easily detectable - we refer to these as vintage wear and rub marks. While I do personally inspect each item, I can miss small marks that may not show up with regular inside light. That being said, I try to be very picky and careful to make sure the details are explained truthfully, honestly, and upfront.

***Virtually all pre-owned items have vintage wear and rub marks. This is simply a term that we have coined to point out that because: (1) they are older, (2) most likely they are not in their original plastic, wrapping, or packaging, (3) have been stored, (4) transported, (5) and handled - they are very likely to have little, small, or slight discolorations, marks, places, wear, etc. Hence, this is why we often have longer descriptions. We try very hard to make sure you know what we know.

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