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Shaving Box

1949.180 (RS219195)

Description

Pewter, cylindrical-shaped, shaving soap box with hinged lid. Lid has flat-topped dome in center with concentric cirlce pattern.

Details

Maker
Griswold, Ashbil (Pewterer)
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
"A.G." (stamped)
Location of origin
Meriden, Connecticut
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Fairfield (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
Box, Shaving
boxes (containers)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
1 1/2 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.180
Credit Line
Gift from Charles K. Davis
GUSN
54995

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