Pantry Box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-2136

Description

Oval bentwood form with fitted lid, four tapering swallowtail finger laps, painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

storage boxes
cookware
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
Painted
Shaker
Bentwood
BOX, FOOD-STORAGE

Inscription

In pencil on underside of lid, in script: ""This Box is for Frank/when I am done with it"".

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.147A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 10 5/8 x 7 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.147AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)