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Silversmith's Display Case

Description

Triangular (wedge) shape with hinged door with six panes of glass held by molded mullions; case has molded base and is painted blue, the interior painted black; backboard pierced with hanging hole and fitted with slotted rail for spoons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1790
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Descriptive terms
CASE, DISPLAY
Glass
glass (material)
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
showcases
Dimensions
23 x 26 x 8.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.580
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2530

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