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Spice Box with Cover

1991.372AB (RS20861)

Description

Round bentwood form with single straight lap held by tacks. Fitted flat cover with single straight lap. Painted dark green. Cover sides painted black. Box interior fitted with dividers; four sections.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Impressed on cover top: [Illegible]/ WINCHENDON/MASS
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
Box, Spice
cookware
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
spice boxes
Dimensions
2 7/8 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.372AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2355

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