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Spice Box

Description

Round tin spice box, painted black, with decorative band in gold and red; hinged cover with decoratively fashioned rectangular fastener hung on enclosed wire; inside painted copper color; one handle holder (other missing). [contains seven small covered cans 1991.770.2-.8].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, SPICE
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
spice boxes
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.770.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2578

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