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1991.945 (RS21487)

Description

Important masonic rectangular lift-top box painted vermillion red ground with masonic designs (including pillars, compass & square, beehive, hammer & chisel, trees, eye of god) in gold, black and green on front and top. A single stepped oval handle on top of the hinged lid. Lock removed to reveal empty escutcheons cut out.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
Painted in gold on box lid ""R. Blood""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Masonic Symbol
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
4.5 x 14 x 7.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.945
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2720

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