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Jewelry box

1998.1813 (RS24364)

Description

Japanned, lacquer box. Black and gilded foliate decoration w/ center medallions of Asian figures gathered outside a compound of structures. Corniced lid w/ ogee molding; bulbous base w bracket feet. Interior top tray lined in red velvet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
japanning
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, JEWELRY
boxes (containers)
Japanned
japanning
Lacquered
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.75 x 9.75 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1813
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17653

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