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Trinket Box

1949.567 (RS119684)

Description

Egg-shaped, molded opaque apple-green body with acid-frosted surface treatment. Flat bottom. Hinged at top third with mouth opening mounted with beaded brass collars or flanges on both top and bottom. Button clasp at front. Possibly a powder jar.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
frosting
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Frosted
frosting
Glass
glass (material)
Molded
molding (forming)
Dimensions
2.5 x 2.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.567
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7597

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