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1992.641 (RS21088)

Description

Rectangular molded hinged lid with cleats at ends on conforming box. Front carved with interlaced lozenge-shapes enclosing inscription. Box has till and pierced metal lockplate.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1680-1700
Inscriptions
Incised on front: 16 M [round symbol] E 83
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
incising
oak (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bible boxes
BOX
Carved
carving (processes)
Incised
incising
Oak
oak (wood)
Seventeenth Century
Dimensions
9.33 x 29.75 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.641
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8267

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