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Cheese box with cover

1991.355AB (RS20965)

Description

Wooden cheese box painted green with lapped sides screwed with convex nails. Fitted cover with sunburst and three concentric "pinwheel" bands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
carving (processes)
handmade
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
Box, Cheese
Carved
carving (processes)
cheese boxes
cookware
Handmade
handmade
Pinwheel
Sunburst
sunbursts
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 1/4 (H), 11 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.355AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2347

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