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Traveling Liquor Case

1991.341 (RS21086)

Description

Green-painted traveling liquor case; rectangular with copper frame, iron hinges, large lock and side handles. Interior fitted with compartments and eight clear blown square bottles (mismatched) with gilt decoration to shoulders and stoppers; five small sherry-style drinking glasses; two holes for tumblers and detachable box for wine glasses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1799
Inscriptions
Handwritten vendor label on bottle #341.4A: #2090/Pr. Liquor/casebottles/$27.50
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
glassblowing
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Blown
Case, Traveling
cases (containers)
Georgian
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
Dimensions
10 3/8 x 16 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.341
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2333

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