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Trinket Box

1986.9 (RS25561)

Description

Of rectangular form with a ringed lid and gilt wash. It is incised and has a Renaissance style decoration. It is heightened with red, blue, green and gold paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Location of origin
Italy
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
wash technique
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
gilding
Gilt Wash
Painted
painting (coating)
Renaissance Revival
wash technique
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 x 4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.9
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50583

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