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Cheese Box with Cover

1991.374AB (RS20863)

Description

Round bentwood form with fitted straight-sided cover secured with finger-lap on conforming box with straight lap secured with iron tacks. Painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
bentwood
Box, Cheese
cheese boxes
cookware
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
3 3/8 (H), 6 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.374AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2357

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