Spice Box with Decorated Lid
Oval bentwood form with fitted cover, each with single pointed finger lap pointing in opposite directions. Painted green; cover embellished in ochre flower-like devices enclosing gilt initials and stylized sprig devices.
Paint at top of cover: MME Pencil at underside of cover: Blue MME
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
- Food Processing T&E
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
Possibly Shaker (Christian sect)
- 1 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little