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Description

Small, painted in yellow enamel; black, brown and blue striping off-white border, around grisaille landscape showing house, trees, grass and fence at water's edge; interior painted blue; bottom washed in black; hinged lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Jelly jar label on bottom: ""358 2.00"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Trinket
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.209
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2208

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