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Description

Rectangular box with dovetailed joints. The front has a centered lock with an oval, gold-colored escutcheon. Inside bottom divides into three compartments. Above is recessed removable tray, also divided into three compartments. Tray has remains of newspaper on bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
5.125 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1599AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12318

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