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Spice box

1991.379AB (RS20868)

Description

Oval bentwood-form with fitted cover. Base and cover with pointed laps pointing in opposite directions; all painted blue-green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
brass (alloy)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
tacking
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
Box, Spice
Brass
brass (alloy)
cookware
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Shaker
spice boxes
Tacked
tacking
Dimensions
1 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.379AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2361

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