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Spice Box

Description

Round bentwood box with fitted cover stenciled "SPICES". Contains seven cylindrical boxes with fitted covers, stenciled on top and at sides with name of contents. Unvarnished finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Stenciled printed (stamp) top and side of each box: .1B: Spice .6: Nutmeg .2: Mustard .7: Allspice .3: Pepper .8: Cloves .4: Ginger .5: Cinnamon On base: Pat. Nov.17, 1868.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, SPICE
cookware
Oak
spice boxes
Stenciled
Turned
Dimensions
3.625 (H), 7.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.370.1-.8
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2353

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