Shadow Box

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-11329

Description

A flat rectangular case with a flat molded cornice and a rounded, rectangular cornered glazed front revealing a scal model of a four masted ship. It is fully rigged with rolled sails and a black and red painted hull mounted on a cradle, against a light blue background. The case is raised on a molded base with bracket feet and a shaped skirt. Grain painted?

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
dioramas
cloth
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
string (fiber product)
pine (wood)
seascapes
ships
Pine
Cloth
String
Painted
Ship
Seascape
BOX, SHADOW

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

38.5 x 51 x 11.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1677