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Candle box

1991.598 (RS21505)

Description

Hanging candlebox in New England saltbox style. Painted dark red. Slanted cover attached with wire hinges.

Details

Label
In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.
Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Box, Candle
candle boxes
Nailed
nailing
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
16 x 11.75 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.598
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8373

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