Trinket box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1950-1970

GUSN

GUSN-14350

Description

Small rectangular alabaster box w/ pierced sides (quatrefoil grill); solid fitted top inlaid w/ pink mother-of-pearl flowers w/ black (onyx?) stems.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
abalone shell
alabaster (mineral)
inlay (process)
onyx (mineral)
piercing
staining
Alabaster
Abalone
Onyx
Stained
Pierced
Inlaid
BOX, TRINKET

Inscription

Printed on label on bottom: ""MADE IN/ INDIA""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.125 x 1.563 x 2.063 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.379AB