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Pantry Box with cover

1991.371.2AB (RS20847)

Description

One of a set of round wood spice boxes, painted a blackish-green with red-yellow block lettering in red frame. Fitted lid secured with copper nails. Stackable nest; part of incomplete set.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"C. Seed" (Painted)
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
copper (metal)
nailing
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Box, Food-storage
cookware
Copper
copper (metal)
Nailed
nailing
Painted
painting (coating)
storage boxes
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 1/4 (H), 4 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.371.2AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8256

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