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Cheese Box with Cover

Description

Round form with flat, fitted cover branded "G. Upton". Box with straight lap secured with iron tacks. The cover with slightly curved lap; also secured with iron tacks. All painted red. Underside of cover painted blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Inscriptions
Branded top of cover: G. UPTON
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
bentwood
Box, Cheese
cheese boxes
cookware
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
6 3/8 (H), 13 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.353AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2345

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