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Spice box

1963.186 (RS118481)

Description

Circular bandbox joined w/ straight overlapping joints. Flat circular top. Bottom branded "W. Coffin." Later marked "Rice box used by Dr. William Coffin surgeon on one of Paul Jones' vessels during the Revolutionary War."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1840
Inscriptions
See description.
Material
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
BOX, SPICE
cookware
Pine
pine (wood)
spice boxes
Dimensions
5.625 x 10.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.186
GUSN
25002

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