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Pipe box

Description

Three tiered elaborate cut-out at top of backboard and face boards of both compartments. Each has tear drop at center: back has crown-like shape above this, 2 others have horned scroll cut-out. Dovetailed drawer in base with thumbnail molding of top and side edges of maple front, turned wooden pull. Case is rough surfaced under brown paint over red stain, nail construction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1725-1775
Location of origin
USA, New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Pipe
boxes (containers)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
21 5/16 x 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.494
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
256229

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