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Trinket box

1998.1242AB (RS23852)

Description

Parian oval shaped trinket box w/ sleeping baby w/ pillow and blanket; raised beaded decoration around top edge and base; raised foliate band also around body of box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880
Inscriptions
Pencilled on bottom of box: ""3.00""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
molding (forming)
porcelain
relief (sculpture techniques)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Baby
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
infants
molding (forming)
parian (porcelain)
Parian Ware
Porcelain
porcelain
pottery (object genre)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Relief Molded
Dimensions
3.5 x 4.75 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1242AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18547

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