Jewelry Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2234

Description

Rectangular, wooden, covered with an overlay of beige/gold/brown straw resembling marquetry: outside and inside lid have architectural scenes, interior compartments have Adam-esque floral and fan designs; mirror on reverse of center panel; red ribbon attached as hinges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
overlays
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Adam Style
houses
Neoclassical
Wood
Overlaid
Neoclassical
House
Straw
Adam
Box, Jewelry

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

6 3/4 x 10 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.244

Places

probably