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Shadow Box Display Case

Description

A rectangular wood framed vitrine with a molded top and a projecting molded base; contains 3-D vignettes of two masted sailing ships, 3 steam vessels and a lighthouse with buildings on a cliff, in the left rear corner, all on a painted plaster sea. Comprised of various materials and painted in polychrome.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
cotton (textile)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
plaster
string (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Box, Shadow
Carved
carving (processes)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dioramas
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
plaster
Plaster
String
string (fiber product)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 33 x 22 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.352
Credit Line
Gift of Al Mack
GUSN
11404

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