Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-12460

Description

Rectangular shaped varnished box. Pinned lid. Decoupaged lid with a "View of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton". The interior is lined with pink paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
découpage (image making technique)
ink
paper (fiber product)
varnishing
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Decoupage
Varnished
BOX, TRINKET

Inscription

On the box reads: View of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton. An inscription on the bottom of the box in ink reads: Louise C. Rundlet from her (? [sister]) Caroline A. Ru. An additional inscription in ink and pencil is unreadable.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

1.875 x 4.063 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1612