Chester County spice chest: A history of savory seasonings & secret compartments

Chester County spice chest: A history of savory seasonings & secret compartments

The finish on this small spice chest is worn. Its edges are chipped and cracked, and its feet have been replaced. But, the chest’s beauty and fine craftsmanship still shine through. This cabinet, selected as this week’s Pennsylvania Treasure by CAP Curator Jenifer Gleim, is made from cherry, chestnut and poplar woods. Standing 22 inches …

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