Skip to content

Search Collections

Trinket Box

1991.844 (RS20915)

Description

Small, painted, scenic design in rectangular shape throughout; painted blue interior; hinged lid; painted in yellow enamel; bordered in black, brown and blue stripping with an off white border around en griseille; the bottom is washed in black; landscape showing light house on island with shore and bush in foreground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Jelly label on bottom: 355 2.00
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
borders (ornament areas)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bordered
borders (ornament areas)
Box, Trinket
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rectangular
scenes (depictions)
scenic
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.844
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2625

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Rectangular

Comments