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1992.643 (RS35176)

Description

Slightly domed rectangular hinged lid on conforming box. Painted ochre and freehand painted en grisaille with birds, sprigs and flourishes on all sides. Lined with an 1806 Massachusetts newspaper. Nail construction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1810
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
grisaille
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
BOX
boxes (containers)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
grisaille
Grisaille
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
Dimensions
5.875 x 11.875 x 7.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.643
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8269

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