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Painted Box

1949.956 (RS120057)

Description

Rectangular box with dovetailed corners. Painted blue with black corners and decorated with white and yellow flowers. The sides of the base are ribbed. A black escutcheon is on the center front portion of the lid. The lid of the box is domed, hinged to the base, and has a c-shaped metal handle. The anterior of the box is unfinished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1730
Early 18th Century
Material
metal
paint (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Places
Possibly Europe
Possibly Scandinavia (Europe) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
metal
paint (coating)
Painted
pine (wood)
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 18 5/8 x 11 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.956
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
251770

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