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Trinket Box

1971.1343AB (RS118105)

Description

Heart-shaped box with olive-green clay body; two white pate-sur-pate applied putti on lid, each holding cornucopia which meet in center enclosing a pierced heart; base has pate-sur-pate floral sprigs; base has indented flanged mouth receiving slightly domed cover with straight sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1933
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
black basaltes
pâte-sur-pâte
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
black basaltes
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Cornucopia
Heart
hearts (motifs)
Pate-Sur-Pate
Putti
putti (motifs)
pâte-sur-pâte
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
1.375 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1343AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6555

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