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Six-board Chest

1991.1196 (RS20821)

Description

A rectangular spiral wire-hinged lid with a molded edge on the case with a molded base raised on bracket feet. It is painted red. The interior of the box is fitted with till and four open top boxes made from cigar boxes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940-1950
Inscriptions
inside the chest on a note written in pencil by NFL read: this box appears to be/a fake/N.F.L. Also included is a supposed history of the box.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
board chests
case furniture
CHEST, MINIATURE
Colonial Revival
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Reproduction
reproductions
Dimensions
7.125 x 10.75 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1196
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2751

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