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Paint-decorated Wooden Tobacco Jar

1991.1283 (RS21549)

Description

A slightly domed round cover with turned mushroom-form knop on round, bulbous base with broad shoulders and saucer-like base. Painted and grained in yellow and brown in a dot and shell pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
graining
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
Box, Tobacco
Grained
graining
Painted
painting (coating)
tobacco boxes
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 1/2 (H), 6 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1283
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2831

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