Box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-18272

Description

Tin box filled w/ artists' supplies. Box shaped like briefcase w/ wooden handle. Gilt borders on lid. Buckle closure. Propping posts inside. Inside divided into top tray and bottom compartment accessible when front flap is down. Tray divided into 5 compartments. Contents of box: approx. 30 various paints, 4 pallets, approx. 10 brushes, one straight edge, one Chinese/Japanese molding piece (broken in half).

Details

Descriptive Terms

paint boxes
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Tin
Painted
BOX, ARTIST'S

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Painting T&E

Dimensions

3 x 13.25 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2360