Jewelry box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17653

Description

Japanned, lacquer box. Black and gilded foliate decoration w/ center medallions of Asian figures gathered outside a compound of structures. Corniced lid w/ ogee molding; bulbous base w bracket feet. Interior top tray lined in red velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
japanning
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Lacquered
Japanned
BOX, JEWELRY

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

5.75 x 9.75 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1813