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Trinket box

Description

Parian trinket box w/ relief figure of woman and child and holly leaves; oval shaped w/ corners; holly trail around sides of box and on edge of cover; woman and child at top of cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
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)
Child
children (people by age group)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Holly
holly (wood)
Molded
molding (forming)
parian (porcelain)
Parian Ware
Porcelain
porcelain
pottery (object genre)
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
1.5 x 4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2245AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18148

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