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Trinket box

1998.1916 (RS24279)

Description

Round lacquered covered box w/ gilt decoration on top--reeds, flowers and butterfly.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
lacquering
reed (grass, material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
butterflies
Butterfly
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Lacquered
lacquering
Reed
reed (grass, material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2.25 (H), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1916
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17774

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