Circa 1880 Crawford’s Delightful Biscuits Display Stand

$6,250.00

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Description

Circa 1880 Crawford’s Delightful Biscuits mahogany floor standing store display cabinet. Has a white marble top with veining and reverse painted advertising on its original glass. The three front glass cabinets have brass hardware. Manufactured by Taylor Bros., Sheffield, England.

At the time, Crawford’s was the fourth largest biscuit manufacturer in Britain, and the longest established. This display was designed specifically for advertising the much-loved packaged biscuits of the time. The brand continues today as the economy sister brand to McVitie’s.

It is perfect for displaying desserts and baked goods. In the kitchen, it can be used to store spices, pastas, and other food stables. You can also be creative and have fun repurposing it to display your favorite collection.

Additional information

Weight 110 lbs
Dimensions L 18 x W 33 x H 65 in
Style / Period

Traditional

Year / Century

1880

Place of Origin

England

Material

Mahogany / Paint / Glass / Brass / Marble

Condition

There are a few nicks and scratches on the wood, which can barely be noticeable. There is also the unique patina on the wood attained with age. Still has its original varnish. The glass is all original to the piece and are all intact and not broken. There are old glue stains on the bottom of each of the shelves. The marble top is complete and in one piece, however, there are a few small chips on the sides. The feet of the stand are intact, and they have wood that was added on the sides as reinforcement to the stand over the years. The reverse glass painting is in good condition. The bottom 3 shelves are missing their latches, only the first shelf has both latches that are in working condition. The display stand is sturdy and in good working condition. Each shelf can only hold no more than 30 lbs. per shelf. It is designed to be placed against a wall rather than free standing. The display's marble top can come off. The stand can be taken in two pieces (marble top and the stand) or together in one piece.

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