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Sugar Box

Description

Round, bentwood form with straight lap held by brass tacks and arched swing handle held by wood pegs. Fitted flat top cover. Painted green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Impressed on cover top: [ ] Hyde [blurred; very difficult to read] WINCHENDON Pencil at underside of cover: TODD
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
bentwood
Box, Spice
cookware
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
sugar boxes
Dimensions
6 1/4 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.354
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2346

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