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1991.1257 (RS25753)

Description

Painted and decorated pine knife or candle box, of long rectangular form. Has pin-hinged carved lid, wooden peg construction, painted with an allover grey-blue and paint-decorated with black freehand scrolling vine and sunburst designs on the top and three sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
metal
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
Pegged
Pine
pine (wood)
Sunburst
sunbursts
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
4.25 x 12.5 x 4.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1257
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2806

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