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Storage Box

Description

Rectangular form with cotter pinhinged dome lid, painted light blue and decorated in freehand with weeping willow trees and urns in blue, green, black and gold at front and ends. The top is decorated with a red and green fruit spray. The front ends and top are also decorated with red, green and yellow pinstriping on each plate and clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
dovetail joints
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX, STORAGE
Dovetail
dovetail joints
Painted
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
storage boxes
Tulip Poplar
Dimensions
12.5 x 26.75 x 14.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1332
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2871

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