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Pantry Box

Description

Shaker cheese or spice box: round bentwood form with fitted cover, straight laps held with copper tacks, ochre stain (paint), interior of box also painted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
BOX, FOOD-STORAGE
cookware
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Shaker
storage boxes
Dimensions
3 1/4 (H), 9 1/5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.152AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2141

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