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Trinket Box

1971.1612 (RS118301)

Description

Rectangular shaped varnished box. Pinned lid. Decoupaged lid with a "View of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton". The interior is lined with pink paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
On the box reads: View of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton. An inscription on the bottom of the box in ink reads: Louise C. Rundlet from her (? [sister]) Caroline A. Ru. An additional inscription in ink and pencil is unreadable.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
découpage (image making technique)
ink
paper (fiber product)
varnishing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Decoupage
découpage (image making technique)
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Varnished
varnishing
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1.875 x 4.063 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1612
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12460

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