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Sander or Pouncebox

1991.1358 (RS21498)

Description

Hardwood sander (aka pouncebox), small, with outflared bowl top with center perforation in the form of a 6-pointed star, above grooved neck and high outflared base and molded foot; light colored satiny fruitwood with burl spots; felt-lined bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
fruitwood
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, POUNCE
Fruitwood
fruitwood
pounce boxes
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
3 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1358
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3165

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