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1998.2360 (RS24216)

Description

Tin box filled w/ artists' supplies. Box shaped like briefcase w/ wooden handle. Gilt borders on lid. Buckle closure. Propping posts inside. Inside divided into top tray and bottom compartment accessible when front flap is down. Tray divided into 5 compartments. Contents of box: approx. 30 various paints, 4 pallets, approx. 10 brushes, one straight edge, one Chinese/Japanese molding piece (broken in half).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Painting T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, ARTIST'S
paint boxes
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 x 13.25 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2360
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18272

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