Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1832

GUSN

GUSN-2207

Description

Rectangular, yellow, sliding cover; scene entitled "View of Brighton, Eng." in circular vignette, surrounded by leaves and flowers in greens and red. Tiny leaves painted on raised rim of box. Pink paper lining inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Painted
BOX, TRINKET

Inscription

1) See Description. 2) Written in pencil on bottom of box: ""Presented by my / grand niece / Emily Holden / June 30, 1832 / Brighton"" and on reverse of lid: ""Ly Manque / from Mrs. / Golden / Byde 1832"".

Associated Building

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

People and Organizations

Brighton, England

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.208