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Spice Box

1991.375 (RS20870)

Description

Round bentwood form with single left-pointed lap. Fitted cover held in place by single right-pointed lap. Painted yellow and hand- decorated in blues with compass-starburst design at top and floral sprig at sides. Edged in banding and undulating line motif. Interior painted blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
bentwood
Box, Spice
cookware
Maple
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly maple (wood)
spice boxes
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 4 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.375
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2358

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