Miniature Blanket Chest Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2231

Description

Box in the form of a miniature blanket chest. Pine, painted red with black-green trimming. Rectangular removable molded top above deep, plain sides with incised lines at top and bottom. Rests on carved bracket feet. Tiny wooden pegs running down back and front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
blanket chests
case furniture
carving (processes)
incising
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Carved
Incised
Box, Trinket

Inscription

Initials ""H C"" painted on back. Paper label on bottom underside: ""LITTLE"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 x 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.240

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
possibly