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Trinket Box

1971.1342AB (RS118104)

Description

Cylindrical cann shaped box has light blue underglaze, hand painted "crackled ice" pattern over entire surface; conforming slight domed circular cover fits over indented flanged mouth of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1934-1967
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
crackling
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Crackled
crackling
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1342AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6554

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