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Pencil Box

Description

Small, oblong wooden pencil box with cover attached with a screw. Box is carved out of one piece of wood. Cover pivets away from box to reveal divided interior. The box is square at one end, curved at the other. Lid and sides carved with geometric patterns, heart and tree.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Henry I. Chace born 1834 used this for a pencil case" (Handwritten on a piece of paper inside the box)
Material
screws
wood (plant material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
screws
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1930.1007
GUSN
312718

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