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Jewelry box

1986.388 (RS25571)

Description

Small rectangular black lacquered box w/ bronzed edges on 4 bracket feet; hinged front door w/ inset panel w/ gilded, crested bird, orchids and curvalinear leaves; sides and top have gilded Japanese maple leaves and curvalinear line decorations; front door has applied pierced, incised hinges, lock plate and triangular corner mounts; inside 3 drawers w/ gilded heart-shaped leaf and stem motifs (also on inside of door); scalloped cast metal drop handles; larger scalloped handle on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
gilding
incising
lacquering
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, JEWELRY
boxes (containers)
casting (process)
Gilded
gilding
Incised
incising
Lacquered
lacquering
metal
Slip Cast
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6.625 x 5.188 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.388
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50809

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