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Box with lid and tray

1991.368A-C (RS20966)

Description

Three-part round box. A - Cover: flat fitted with vinegar-grained top; straight lap rim painted yellow with black pinstripes; over a second cover-tray. B - Cover-tray: straight lap secured with tacks; painted yellow with black pinstripes. C - Box: deep with straight laps painted yellow with black pinstripes at base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Inscriptions
In red crayon under cover: E.L.D. In pencil under cover: Sarah Jane Raser from [ ] N.J.[?] 1839 In chalk under cover: Arthur Bonner/Florham[?] Park/NJ
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
graining
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
BOX
boxes (containers)
Grained
graining
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
6.5 (H), 11.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.368A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2351

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