Wooden Box with Lid

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12603

Description

Rectangular unpainted six-board box with a hinged lid. Dovetailed sides, nailed to the bottom board. Applied interior molding to support a (missing) tray. Brass hinges. Oval brass escutcheon. Steel lock (missing) and clasp. Wrought iron hinged latch and hook applied at a later date to the exterior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
Brass
BOX, COVERED

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

18.625 x 18.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1733