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Wall box

1992.647 (RS20971)

Description

Wooden, polychrome wall box with three-lobed lollipop top and sloped sides. Ragged/grained on yellow over red, painted with freehand symmetrical floral/leaf decoration and outlined with black paint. Black rays emanating from hanging holes at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
graining
handmade
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Wall
boxes (containers)
Grained
graining
Handmade
handmade
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 12 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.647
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8298

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