Tinderbox

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2249

Description

A: Holder B: Cover C: Damping disc D: Striker E: Flint Cylindrical form with fitted cover centering [?] a candle holder; base has strap finger hold; interior holds damping disc with flat ring handle, flint and "U"-shaped steel striker.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Tin
Steel
TINDERBOX

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.262

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.262A-E