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Trinket Box

1942.1717 (RS115062)

Description

Circular toleware box with hinged, stepped lid. Red and gold chinoiserie decoration with two figures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
tinware
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Trinket
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
tinware
Dimensions
2.75 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1717
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61128

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