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Trinket box

Description

Covered Parian trinket box; raised grape and wheat motif; oval (w/ corners) shape w/ relief grape bunch on cover; wheat decoration around side of box and edge of cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
molding (forming)
porcelain
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Grape
Molded
molding (forming)
parian (porcelain)
Parian Ware
Porcelain
porcelain
pottery (object genre)
vine scrolls
Wheat
wheat straw
Dimensions
2.125 x 3.625 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1957AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17816

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